# Rewriting subtraction problems

## Interactive practice questions

Consider the difference $96-80$9680 :

a

Find the HCF of $96$96 and $80$80.

b

Complete the gaps such that $96-80$9680 is rewritten as an equivalent multiplication using the distributive property.

 $96-80$96−80 $=$= $16\times\left(\editable{}-5\right)$16×(−5) $=$= $16\times\editable{}$16×
Easy
Approx 2 minutes

Consider the difference $24-15$2415.

Consider $11\left(7-3\right)$11(73).

Given $2\left(5-3\right)+5\left(5-3\right)$2(53)+5(53):

### Outcomes

#### NA3-7

Generalise the properties of addition and subtraction with whole numbers