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Farmer Jerry loves to rap about subtraction with regrouping as much as he hates getting chased by those pesky bees! Listen to Farmer Jimmy spin some slick rhymes as he shows us what's going on when we do subtraction with regrouping. Come along and take a visit to the farm with us, you'll be glad you did!

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Aligned With Common Core Standards 2.NBT.5, 2.NBT.7, 2.NBT.9, 3.NBT.2 and TEK Standards 2.4B & 2.7C

Subtraction with Regrouping Song Lyrics:

Thirty hens were hanging in their chicken pen
When eleven of them suddenly jumped over the fence.
How many hens remained in the pen?
To figure out the difference, we’ll use subtraction.

Zero minus one can't be done
Because the top number’s smaller than the bottom one.
So we regroup a ten into ten ones
When the top number’s smaller in subtraction.

(Nineteen hens stayed in the pen!)

There were twenty bumble bees flying all around me.
I yelled, “shoo!” and two decided to leave.
Then how many bumble bees were chasing me?
If we regroup, we can find the difference with ease.

Zero minus two, here’s what to do,
‘cause the zero is smaller than the two.
So we regroup a ten into ten ones
When the top number’s smaller in subtraction.

(Eighteen bees are still chasing me)

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