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# Regrouping

## Definition of Regrouping

Regrouping is reorganizing the formation of the group

• Regrouping is used to assist while performing addition and subtraction

### Example of Regrouping

Subtract 9 from 25.
• To subtract 9 from 25, we first arrange the blocks and then divide one of the tens blocks in ten unit blocks

### Video Examples: Regrouping Whole Numbers

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 Solved Example on Regrouping

A. 97
B. 117
C. 87
D. 107

#### Solution:

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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