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Umberto and Dong went to buy fruit at the grocery store. They bought a total of eight apples. Dong bought six apples. How many apples did Umberto buy? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Deming baked eight danishes, but 5 were burnt. How many danishes turned out good? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Amita and Fahd bought 8 scissors at the supermarket. They gave away 7 of them to their friends. How many scissors do they have now? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Cheng bought 9 wine glasses, but 6 fell off the table and broke. How many wine glasses does he have now? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Vito bought six wine glasses, but five fell off the table and broke. How many wine glasses does he have now? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Deming bought eight pretzels for a picnic at the park. He lost seven pretzels on his way to the park. How may pretzels are left? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Alessandra and Bohai play on the same team in a baseball league. Together, they earned nine points for the team. Alessandra earned 8 points. How many did Bohai earn? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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There were four eggs in the refrigerator. Sanjeev dropped 3 while making dinner. How many are left? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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A bakery sold a total of 9 pies on Sunday. Of the pies that were sold eight were coconut pies and the rest were chocolate pies. How many chocolate pies did the bakery sell? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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Deborah sold boxes of cookies to raise funds for her school. On Tuesday, she sold a total of nine boxes. She sold 7 boxes in the morning and rest in the evening. How many boxes of cookies did Deborah sell in the evening? Write the subtraction sentence. (Example sentence: 5-1=4)

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