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Practise Subtracting Two Numbers Under 20

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

'Practise Subtracting Two Numbers Under 20' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Add and Subtract to 20

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview


In this activity, we are going to practise subtracting numbers up to 20.


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


The answer is  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


The answer is  5.


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