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Q: If there are 3 apples and you take away 2 how many do you have?

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5 apples take away 3 apples leaves you with 2 apples5-3=2 If you have 5 apples and you take away 3, you have 3 apples. Its a play on words.

2 apples because if WE TAKE 2 apples then WE HAVE 3 apples.

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It depends on the precise wording of the question.If it is "there are 8 apples and YOU take 6 how many do YOU have" then the answer is 6.If it is "there are 8 apples and 6 are taken away how many do you have" then the answer is 2.

You would have 2 apples 5 - 3 = 2

You would have 2 apples.

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2 apples remain.

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2 apples (you took them, remember?)

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Well, if you take the 2 apples and throw them far away, you would have one. If you still kept those 2 after you took them away, it would still be 3. LOL, weird riddles.

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Two. If you meen you take away then One

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1 -- or -- If you leave when you take away 2, then you have 2 - someone else has 1.

Take the number of apples she has (2), and subtract how many apples she gave away (1.) 2 - 1 = 1 So, Kiki would have 2 apples left.

YOU would have 3 apples. You see, there are 5 apples, but you don't have those apples, if you take 3 away, then you are taking 3 of those apples, which then you have 3 apples, and you leave 2 left over.

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If you take 2 apples away from 3 apples, you have 1 left.

its 2. 6-4=2

The mathematical statement of 2-1 can be done with apples by stating "If you have 2 apples and you take away 1 apple, how many apples would you have left?" The answer would be 1 apple.

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