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# Sample Subtraction – Word Problems

1. Josie has 56 marbles. Carla has 26 fewer marbles than Josie. How many marbles does Carla have?
2. Michael has 56 stickers. He has 23 more stickers than Andrew. How many stickers does Andrew have?
3. Anna completed 75 questions in her workbook. 17 answers were wrong. How many answers were correct?
4. Chris sold 29 popcorns on Monday. He sold 48 popcorns on Tuesday. How many popcorns did he sell on Tuesday than on Monday?
 Answer : He sold more popcorns on Tuesday than on Monday.
5. Richard had \$89. He bought books for \$37. How much money does Richard have now?
 Answer : Richard will have .
6. Anne collected 57 seashells on Saturday. On Sunday she collected some more seashells and she had a total of 97 seashells. How many seashells did Anne collect on Sunday?
 Answer : Anne collected seashells on Sunday.
7. David has \$56. He needs \$28 more to buy a Lego Train Set. What is the cost of the Lego Train Set?
 Answer : The cost of the Lego Train Set is .
8. David and Richard have same amount of money. Richard bought snacks for \$12 and has \$37 left. How much money does David have ?