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## McGraw-Hill My Math Grade 2 Answer Key Chapter 4 Lesson 2 Take Apart Tens to Subtract

**Explore and Explain**

**Teacher Directions:** There are 56 leaves on a tree. 22 leaves fall off of the tree. How many leaves are left? Use base-ten blocks to show 56 leaves. Take apart 22 into tens and ones. Subtract the tens from 56. Then subtract the ones from that difference.

Explanation:

Answer:

22 can also written as 20 and 2

56 – 20 = 36

36 – 2 = 34

**See and Show**

You can take apart numbers to subtract.

To find 35 – 13, take apart a number to make a ten. Then subtract.

**Helpful Hint**

Take apart 13 as 10 and 3.

**Take apart a number to make a ten. Then subtract.**

Question 1.

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

Question 2.

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

**Talk Math**

Explain how you decide what to subtract when working these problems.

Explanation:

We have to break apart tens as tens are subtracted we can easily subtract the ones.

**On My Own**

**Take apart a number to make a ten. Then subtract.**

Question 3.

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

Question 4.

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

Question 5.

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

Question 6.

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

**Problem Solving**

Question 7.

Cara has 28 sticks of sidewalk chalk. She lets her friend borrow 11 of them. How many sticks of chalk does Cara have now?

___ sticks of chalk

Answer:

17 sticks of chalk

Explanation:

Cara has 28 sticks of sidewalk chalk.

She lets her friend borrow 11 of them.

28 – 11 = 17

17 sticks of chalk that Cara have now

Question 8.

Shawna had 37 snowballs. She threw 23 of them. How many snowballs does Shawna have left?

______ snowballs

Answer:

14 snowballs

Explanation:

Shawna had 37 snowballs.

She threw 23 of them.

37 – 23 = 14

14 snowballs that Shawna have left

**HOT Problem** There are 22 students in Ms. Marshallâ€™s class. 8 students like science, 2 like art, and 3 like music. The rest of the students like math. How many students like math?

Explanation:

There are 22 students in Ms. Marshallâ€™s class.

8 students like science, 2 like art, and 3 like music.

8 + 2 + 3 = 13

22 – 13 = 9

9 students like math

### McGraw Hill My Math Grade 2 Chapter 4 Lesson 2 My Homework Answer Key

**Practice**

**Take apart a number to make a ten. Then subtract.**

Question 1.

So, 54 – 13 = ___

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

So, 54 – 13 = 41

Question 2.

So, 35 – 14 = ______

Answer:

Explanation:

To make ten the number is divided into 2 parts

as the subtraction makes easy.

So, 35 – 14 = 21

Question 3.

There are 87 insects in ajar. Someone leaves the lid off and some crawl away. There are 54 insects left in the jar. How many crawled away?

_______ insects

Answer:

33 insects

Explanation:

There are 87 insects in ajar.

There are 54 insects left in the jar.

87 – 54 = 33

33 crawled away

Question 4.

Emily has 25 onions and 14 peppers that she grew in her garden. How many more onions does she have than peppers?

____ onions

Answer:

11Â onions

Explanation:

Emily has 25 onions and 14 peppers that she grew in her garden.

25 – 14 = 11

11 more onions that she have than peppers.

Question 5.

There were 25 days of rain in April. It rained 16 days in May. If there are 61 days total in April and May, how many days did it not rain?

____ days

Answer:

20 days

Explanation:

There were 25 days of rain in April.

It rained 16 days in May.

If there are 61 days total in April and May,

25 + 16 = 41

61 – 41 = 20

20 days it not rained

**Test Practice**

Question 6.

How would you take apart 14 to solve 28 – 14?

(A) 7 and 7

(B) 12 and 2

(C) 10 and 4

(D) 20 and 8

Answer:

C

Explanation:

14 can also writtenÂ as 10 and 4

28 – 10 = 18

18 – 4 = 14

28 – 14 = 14

**Math at Home** Have your child take apart 16 to make a ten to find 87 – 16.

Answer:

16 can also written as 10 and 6

87 – 10 = 77

77 – 6 = 71

87 – 16 = 71