# Subtracting up to 20 Without Pictures (1)

In this worksheet, students must subtract two numbers up to 20 including zero without the use of pictures or number lines.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Add and Subtract to 20

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Example 1

Take away or subtract:

9 - 3

Start with the first number, which is 9, and count back 3 more numbers.

9   8   7   6

Example 2

Take away or subtract:

17 - 12

Start with the first number, which is 17, and count back 12 more numbers.

17   16   15   14   13   12   11   10   9   8   7   6   5

Take away:

5 - 2

Subtract:

7 - 3

Take away:

9 - 3

Subtract:

16 - 3

Take away:

7 - 6

Subtract:

19 - 7

Take away:

15 - 0

Take away:

14 - 6

Subtract:

11 - 8

Subtract:

13 - 4

• Question 1

Take away:

5 - 2

3
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 2 more numbers.

5   4   3

• Question 2

Subtract:

7 - 3

4
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 3 more numbers.

7   6   5  4

• Question 3

Take away:

9 - 3

6
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 3 more numbers.

9   8   7  6

• Question 4

Subtract:

16 - 3

13
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 3 more numbers.

16   15   14   13

• Question 5

Take away:

7 - 6

1
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 6 more numbers.

7   6   5   4   3   2   1

• Question 6

Subtract:

19 - 7

12
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 7 more numbers.

19   18   17   16   15   14  13   12

• Question 7

Take away:

15 - 0

15
EDDIE SAYS
and count back no more numbers.

15

• Question 8

Take away:

14 - 6

8
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 6 more numbers.

14   13   12   11   10   9   8

• Question 9

Subtract:

11 - 8

3
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 8 more numbers.

11   10   9   8   7   6   5   4   3

• Question 10

Subtract:

13 - 4

9
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 4 more numbers.

13   12   11  10    9

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