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  5. "ʻElima lawe ʻekolu he ʻelua."

"ʻElima lawe ʻekolu he ʻelua."

Translation:Five minus three is two.

November 4, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hawaiian-German

"Five take away three, get two" should be accepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eliza727459

Have we ever seen a DL prompt for subtraction that uses "get" to describe the remainder? Logically, when you take some from the pile, you don't "get" the leftover amount, but rather "have remaining."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarinLynn1

haha! good point


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KarinLynn1

five (minus/less/take away) three is two should all be accepted. Different places say it different ways!

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