Read the questions given in the word problems on subtracting money. We need to understand the statement and subtract the money as ordinary numbers.

1. Alex had $ 9839.37 and Mike had $ 3299.07 less than that of Alex. How much did Mike has?

Solution:

Amount of money Alex had = $ 9839.37

Amount of money Mike had less than Alex = - __$ 3299.07__

Amount of money Mike had = __$ 6540.30__

Answer: $ 6540.30

2. Shane had $ 8757.36. He gave $ 6934.53 to Max. How much is left with him?

Amount of money Shane had = $ 8757.36

Amount of money he gave to Max = - __$ 6934.53__

Amount of money left with Shane = __$ 1822.83__

Answer: $ 1822.83

3. Sam purchased an air ticket for $ 8354.85 out of $ 8975.00 he had. How much is left with him?

Total amount of money Sam had = $ 8975.00

Amount of money he used to purchase an air ticket =
- __$ 8354.85__

Amount of money left with Sam = __$ 620.15__

Answer: $ 620.15

4. Rex went to purchase a music system. He could not purchase it because $ 2085.35 were short. If the cost of the music system was $ 9289.62, how much did he have with him?

Cost of the music system was = $ 9289.62

Amount of money were short = -
__$ 2085.35__

Amount of money Rex have with him = __$ 7204.27__

Answer: $ 7204.27

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