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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