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Subtracting Numbers: 50 to 500

In this worksheet, students practice formal written methods of subtraction for sums involving two three-digit numbers and one three-digit and one two-digit number.

'Subtracting Numbers: 50 to 500' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Mixed Problems

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Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you will practise subtraction with borrowing.

 

Example

Subtract the numbers.

349 - 175 = __

 

Answer

We set out a subtraction in columns

We subtract the units first.  Here we do 9 - 5 = 4.

Next, we have to borrow from the hundreds column and do 14 - 7 = 7 in the tens column.

Finally, there is 2 - 1 = 1 in the hundreds column.

 

 

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