# Subtracting up to 20 Without Pictures (2)

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

Subtract:

9 - 2

Take away:

8 - 3

Take away:

4 - 0

Subtract:

16 - 3

Subtract:

9 - 6

Subtract:

7 - 7

Take away:

13 - 3

Subtract:

13 - 6

Take away:

12 - 8

Subtract:

20 - 14

• Question 1

Subtract:

9 - 2

7
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 2 more numbers.

9   8   7

• Question 2

Take away:

8 - 3

5
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 3 more numbers.

8   7   6   5

• Question 3

Take away:

4 - 0

4
EDDIE SAYS
and count back no more numbers.

4

• Question 4

Subtract:

16 - 3

13
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 3 more numbers.

16   15   14    13

• Question 5

Subtract:

9 - 6

3
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 6 more numbers.

9   8   7   6   5   4   3

• Question 6

Subtract:

7 - 7

0
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 7 more numbers.

7   6   5   4   3   2  1   0

• Question 7

Take away:

13 - 3

10
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 3 more numbers.

13   12   11    10

• Question 8

Subtract:

13 - 6

7
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 6 more numbers.

13   12   11   10   9   8   7

• Question 9

Take away:

12 - 8

4
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 8 more numbers.

12   11   10   9   8   7   6   5   4

• Question 10

Subtract:

20 - 14

6
EDDIE SAYS
and count back 14 more numbers.

20   19   18  17  16  15  14   13  14  13   12  11  10   9   8   7    6

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