### Number Puzzle #157

## If 3 – 2 = 2

16 – 10 = 4

117 – 99 = 9

Then 1000 – 265 = ?

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if you write the numbers in english words and than subtract the total number of alphabets in both the word, you will get the answer

for example

three – two = 2

sixteen – ten = 4

one hundred seventeen – ninety nine = 19 – 10 = 9

so

one thousand – two hundred sixty five = 11 – 19 = -8