# Combination of Addition & Subtraction | Combined Addition & Subtraction Word Problems

Are you confused about the combination of Addition and subtraction? You have landed on the correct page and our experts will give you detailed information about the Combination of Addition and Subtraction. This page helps you to know the rules which will be helpful for solving problems on a Combination of Addition and Subtraction. This section also includes solved examples for a better understanding of the concept.

### How do you do Addition and Subtraction Together?

Here we will discuss the combination of Addition and Subtraction Rules. The rules that are to be followed for solving the problems that have both addition and subtraction are mentioned below.

1. First, perform addition and then subtraction.
2. Later Solve the numbers enclosed within the brackets and then proceed further solving.

To understand the concept of combination of addition and subtraction, even more, better you can check out the solved examples listed below and try to apply the logic when you face similar kinds of problems.

### Examples involving Addition (+) and Subtraction (-) together

Example 1:

1. Solve 7365 – 3920 + 1853?

Solution:

1Â  1

7Â  3Â  Â 6Â  Â 5

+1Â  Â 8Â  Â 5Â  3

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

9Â  2Â  1Â  Â 8
â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Now subtract 3920 in 9218.

8Â  Â  Â 11Â  Â  Â 11

9Â  Â  Â 2Â  Â  Â  1Â  Â  Â  8

– 3Â  Â  9Â  Â  Â 2Â  Â  Â  Â 0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

5Â  Â  2Â  Â  Â  9Â  Â 8

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”

Example 2:

2. Subtract the number 3289 from the sum of 5879,4369.

Solution:

1Â  1Â  Â  1

5Â  Â 8Â  Â 7Â  Â 9

+ 4Â  Â  3Â  Â  6Â  Â 9

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

10Â  Â 2Â  Â  4Â  Â 8

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Subtract the number 3289 from 10248.

9Â  Â  Â 11Â  Â  Â 13Â  Â  Â  18

1Â  Â  0Â  Â  2Â  Â  Â 4Â  Â  Â 8

-3Â  Â  Â 2Â  Â  Â 8Â  Â  Â 9

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

6Â  9Â  Â  Â 5Â  Â  Â  Â 9
â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Example 3:

3. Find the Solution (8231-4120)+6543.

Solution:

The first preference is given to the numbers in brackets. Then the result is added to 6543.

8Â  Â  Â 2Â  Â  Â  3Â  Â  Â  Â 1

– 4Â  Â  Â  Â 1Â  Â  Â  2Â  Â  Â  Â 0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

4Â  Â  Â  Â  Â 1Â  Â  Â  Â 1Â  Â  Â  Â  1

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

6Â  Â 5Â  Â  4Â  Â 3

+4Â  Â  1Â  Â  Â 1Â  Â  1

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

1Â  0Â  Â  6Â  Â  Â 5Â  Â  Â 4
â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

Example 4:

4. Find the solution at 9687-5243+3781.

Solution:

First priority is given to addition.

1Â  Â  1

9Â  Â  6Â  Â  Â  8Â  Â  Â  7

+3Â  Â  Â 7Â  Â  Â  8Â  Â  Â 1

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

13Â  Â 4Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  6Â  Â  Â  Â 8

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

Now subtract 5243 from 13468.

1Â  Â  3Â  Â  Â 4Â  Â  6Â  Â 8

–Â  Â  Â  Â 5Â  Â  2Â  Â  4Â  Â 3

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

8Â  Â  2Â  Â  2Â  Â 5

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Example 5:

5. Solve (1498+9085)-4560.

Solution:

1Â  Â  Â  1

1Â  Â  Â 4Â  Â  Â  9Â  Â  Â 8

+9Â  Â  0Â  Â  Â  8Â  Â  Â 5

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

10Â  Â  Â  5Â  Â  Â  Â 8Â  Â  Â  3
â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Subtract 4560 from 10583

1Â  0Â  Â 5Â  Â  8Â  Â  3

-4Â  Â  Â 5Â  Â  Â 6Â  Â 0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

6Â  Â 0Â  Â 2Â  Â 3

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

Example 6:

6. Subtract 8340 from the sum of 7890 and3210.

Solution:

1Â  Â  1

7Â  Â  Â 8Â  Â  9Â  Â  0

3Â  Â  Â  2Â  Â  1Â  Â  0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

11Â  Â  Â  Â 1Â  Â  Â 0Â  Â  Â 0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Now subtractÂ  8340 from 11100.

1Â  1Â  Â  1Â  Â 0Â  Â 0

-8Â  3Â  Â 4Â  Â 0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

2 7Â  6Â  Â 0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Example 7:

7. Solve (2867+5432)-1456.

Solution:

1

2Â  Â  Â 8Â  Â  Â 6Â  Â  Â  7

+5Â  Â  Â  4Â  Â  Â 3Â  Â  Â  2

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

8Â  Â  Â  Â  Â 2Â  Â  Â  Â 9Â  Â  Â  9

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

Now subtract 1456 from 8299.

7Â  Â 12

8Â  Â  2Â  Â  9Â  Â  9

-1Â  Â  Â  4Â  Â  5Â  Â  6

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

6Â  8Â  Â  Â 4Â  Â  3

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

Example 8:Â

8. Solve 1989+4390-2156.

Solution:

1Â  Â 1

1Â  Â  Â 9Â  Â  Â 8Â  Â  Â 9

+4Â  Â  Â  3Â  Â  Â 9Â  Â  0

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

6Â  Â  Â  Â 3Â  Â  Â  7Â  Â  Â  Â 9

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”

Now subtract 2156 from 6379.

6Â  Â  3Â  Â  Â 7Â  Â  Â 9

-2Â  Â  Â 1Â  Â  Â 5Â  Â  Â 6

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“

4Â  Â  Â  2Â  Â  Â  2Â  Â  3

â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”â€”â€“â€”

### FAQs on Combination of Addition and Subtraction

1. What comes first Addition or Subtraction?

According to the Order of Operations usually, multiplication and division are solved first. Later we will perform addition and then subtraction.

2. Does the order of operations matter with just addition and subtraction?

Since addition and subtraction are commutative you can add in any order.

3. How do you simplify addition and subtraction?Â

You can add the numbers at first and then go for subtraction. Solve the ones that are enclosed in brackets and simplify further.

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