Understand the concept on subtraction word problems  2digit numbers for the second grade. Read the question carefully to subtract the twodigit numbers to find the differences and follow the steps provided.
Workedout examples on Subtraction word problems – 2digit numbers:
1. Rachael has 49 hens and she gives 12 hens to her sister. How many hens does she have now?
Number of hens Rachael has = 49
Number of hens she gave her sister = 12
Therefore, number of hens left with her = 49  12 = 37
2. 63 birds are sitting on a tree. 11 birds fly away. How many birds are on the tree now?
Number of birds sitting on a tree = 63
Number of birds flew away = 11
Therefore, number of hens left with her = 63  11 = 52
3. A fruit seller had 98 apples. He sold 55 apples out of it. How many apples were with him?
Number of apples a fruit seller has = 98
Number of apples he sold = 55
Therefore, number of apples left with him = 98  55 = 43
4. Ron gets 88 marks in test and his brother gets 76 marks. How many marks does Ron get more than his brother?
Number of marks Ron got = 88
Number of marks his brother got = 76
Therefore, number of hens left with her = 88  76 = 12
5. Kate bought 34 eggs and out of them 23 was rotten. How many eggs were good?
Number of eggs Kate bought = 34
Number of rotten eggs = 23
Therefore, number of good eggs = 34  23 = 11
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