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Know Your Subtraction: Subtract Numbers Less Than 20

In this worksheet, students will review their subtraction skills using the number range 0 to 20.

'Know Your Subtraction: Subtract Numbers Less Than 20' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Add and Subtract to 20

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Worksheet Overview

Subtraction is the taking of one number or amount away from another.

It is the opposite of addition.

 

To identify the missing number, the given number is subtracted from the total number.

 

Example

Write the answer to the subtraction.

 

12 - 6 = ?

 

You can use the number line to help you.

 

number line to 20

 

Answer

12 - 6 = 6

If you use the number line, pop your finger on the number 12 and move it back to the left 6 places. You should get to 6.

 

Remember,  you always move to the left on a number line when you are subtracting.

 

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