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Basic Subtraction Lesson 6: Number 6

Here's an easy example:

8
-
6
=
2
 
                
-
            
=
    
 
   DeepSkyBlue Box   LawnGreen Box   Wheat Box   Tan Box   RosyBrown Box   SlateBlue Box   Brown Box   CadetBlue Box  minus     DeepSkyBlue Box   LawnGreen Box   Wheat Box   Tan Box   RosyBrown Box   SlateBlue Box  equals     Brown Box   CadetBlue Box

We start with eight boxes, take away six boxes, and now have two boxes. We take away six boxes from our eight boxes to get two boxes.


Here's another example:

14
-
6
=
8
 
                            
-
            
=
                
 
   Pink Box   Aqua Box   Violet Box   SpringGreen Box   Plum Box   Khaki Box   Coral Box   SkyBlue Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Goldenrod Box   DarkMagenta Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   DarkBlue Box  minus     Pink Box   Aqua Box   Violet Box   SpringGreen Box   Plum Box   Khaki Box  equals     Coral Box   SkyBlue Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Goldenrod Box   DarkMagenta Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   DarkBlue Box

We start with fourteen boxes, take away six boxes, and now have eight boxes. We take away six boxes from our fourteen boxes to get eight boxes.


Try this problem.

18
-
6
=
 
                                    
-
            
=
                        
 
   Goldenrod Box   DarkMagenta Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   DarkBlue Box   Chocolate Box   Empty Box   LimeGreen Box   DarkSlateBlue Box   Yellow Box   Magenta Box   SeaGreen Box   Maroon Box   Aquamarine Box   RoyalBlue Box   BurlyWood Box   Navy Box   Orchid Box   MediumPurple Box  minus     Goldenrod Box   DarkMagenta Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   DarkBlue Box   Chocolate Box   Empty Box  equals     LimeGreen Box   DarkSlateBlue Box   Yellow Box   Magenta Box   SeaGreen Box   Maroon Box   Aquamarine Box   RoyalBlue Box   BurlyWood Box   Navy Box   Orchid Box   MediumPurple Box

We start with eighteen boxes, take away six boxes, and now have twelve boxes.


In order to do basic subtraction, you must memorize some equations but fear not: FoxyMath will help you! When you are finished with this lesson, you will know the following equations:

  6 - 6 =   0
  7 - 6 =   1
  8 - 6 =   2
  9 - 6 =   3
10 - 6 =   4
11 - 6 =   5
12 - 6 =   6
13 - 6 =   7
14 - 6 =   8
15 - 6 =   9
16 - 6 = 10
17 - 6 = 11
18 - 6 = 12


The following exercise will help you learn the above equations and what they mean. Please take your time: take whatever time you need to learn the material.

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