983-98

Set up the subtraction problem in long subtraction format.

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 |

Borrow 10 from the digit in the next column to the left. Add the borrowed 10 to 3. Reduce the number that was borrowed from by 1.

7 | 13 | ||

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 |

Subtract 8 from 13.

7 | 13 | ||

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 | |

5 |

Borrow 10 from the digit in the next column to the left. Add the borrowed 10 to 7. Reduce the number that was borrowed from by 1.

8 | 17 | 13 | |

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 | |

5 |

Subtract 9 from 17.

8 | 17 | 13 | |

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 | |

8 | 5 |

Subtract 0 from 8.

8 | 17 | 13 | |

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 | |

8 | 8 | 5 |

8 | 17 | 13 | |

9 | 8 | 3 | |

– | 9 | 8 | |

8 | 8 | 5 |

The result of 983-98 is 885.

885

Evaluate 983-98