# Know Your Numbers: Counting Backwards

In this worksheet, students start with one number and count backwards to another (in a range between 50 and 0). They note down how many places they counted.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Place Value Problems to 100

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about counting back from one number to another.

Example

Starting with 32 count back to 15.

How many did you count back?

Notice that:

32 - 15 = 17

32 - 17 = 15

Starting with 19 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 27 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 27 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 50 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 30 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 25 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 40 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 47 count back to 7.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 35 count back to 7.

How many did you count back?

Starting with 50 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

• Question 1

Starting with 19 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

10
EDDIE SAYS
19 - 9 = 10
• Question 2

Starting with 27 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

18
EDDIE SAYS
27 - 9 = 18
• Question 3

Starting with 27 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

22
EDDIE SAYS
27 - 5 = 22
• Question 4

Starting with 50 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

41
EDDIE SAYS
50 - 9 = 41
• Question 5

Starting with 30 count back to 9.

How many did you count back?

21
EDDIE SAYS
30 - 9 = 21
• Question 6

Starting with 25 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

20
EDDIE SAYS
25 - 5 = 20
• Question 7

Starting with 40 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

35
EDDIE SAYS
40 - 5 = 35
• Question 8

Starting with 47 count back to 7.

How many did you count back?

40
EDDIE SAYS
47 - 7 = 40
• Question 9

Starting with 35 count back to 7.

How many did you count back?

28
EDDIE SAYS
35 - 7 = 28
• Question 10

Starting with 50 count back to 5.

How many did you count back?

45
EDDIE SAYS
50 - 5 = 45
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