Definition of Regrouping
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Example of Regrouping
To subtract 9 from 25, we first arrange the blocks and then divide one of the tens blocks in ten unit blocks.
The filled blocks are 9 as they are to be subtracted.
When subtracted 9 from 25 we are left with 16. That is,
Solved Example on Regrouping
Mathew collected 120 postal stamps. He gave 13 to his friend. How many stamps was he left with?
Correct Answer: D
Step 1: Number of stamps Mathew collected = 120
Step 2: Number of stamps Mathew gave to his friend = 13
Step 3: Number of stamps left = Number of stamps collected - Number of stamps given to his friend
Step 4: Therefore, Mathew was left with 107 stamps.
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