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Practise Harder Subtraction: Numbers from 1 to 100

In this worksheet, students subtract numbers to find how much is left.

'Practise Harder Subtraction: Numbers from 1 to 100' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Written Addition/Subtraction to Three Digits

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about subtracting numbers.

 

Example

 

 

goat   goat
Ali has £71 in his piggy bank.    He spent £42.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

 

Answer

We use the number line below

 

We start at 71 and go back 42 to get to 29.

 

When you go back 42, you can go back 1, then 10, then 10, then 10, then 10, then 1

 

71 - 42= 29

 

Ali has 29 pounds left.

 

goat   goat
Ali has £55 in his piggy bank.   He spent £39.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

 

goat   goat
 31 sheets of paper in the printer
  22 are used up.

 

How many sheets were left?

 

goat   goat
There are 42 apples on the tree.
  37 fall off.

 

How many apples are left?

 

goat   goat
Ali has £71 in his piggy bank.   He spent £42.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

 

goat   goat
 64 sheets of paper in the printer
  37 are used up.

 

How many sheets are left?

 

goat   goat
There are 65 apples on the tree.
  30 fall off.

 

How many apples are left?

 

goat   goat
Ali has £52 in his piggy bank.   He spent £30.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

 

goat   goat
 86 sheets of paper in the printer
  21 are used up.

 

How many sheets are left?

 

goat   goat
There are 85 apples on the tree.
  47 fall off.

 

How many apples are left?

 

goat   goat
 89 sheets of paper in the printer
  59 are used up.

 

How many sheets are left?

  • Question 1

 

goat   goat
Ali has £55 in his piggy bank.   He spent £39.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

CORRECT ANSWER
16
EDDIE SAYS

55 - 39 = 16

  • Question 2

 

goat   goat
 31 sheets of paper in the printer
  22 are used up.

 

How many sheets were left?

CORRECT ANSWER
9
EDDIE SAYS

31 - 22= 9

  • Question 3

 

goat   goat
There are 42 apples on the tree.
  37 fall off.

 

How many apples are left?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS

42 - 37= 5

  • Question 4

 

goat   goat
Ali has £71 in his piggy bank.   He spent £42.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

CORRECT ANSWER
29
EDDIE SAYS

71 - 42= 29

  • Question 5

 

goat   goat
 64 sheets of paper in the printer
  37 are used up.

 

How many sheets are left?

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS

64 - 37= 27

  • Question 6

 

goat   goat
There are 65 apples on the tree.
  30 fall off.

 

How many apples are left?

CORRECT ANSWER
35
EDDIE SAYS

65 - 30 = 35

  • Question 7

 

goat   goat
Ali has £52 in his piggy bank.   He spent £30.

 

How many pounds did he have left?

CORRECT ANSWER
22
EDDIE SAYS

52 - 30 = 22

  • Question 8

 

goat   goat
 86 sheets of paper in the printer
  21 are used up.

 

How many sheets are left?

CORRECT ANSWER
65
EDDIE SAYS

86 - 21= 65

  • Question 9

 

goat   goat
There are 85 apples on the tree.
  47 fall off.

 

How many apples are left?

CORRECT ANSWER
38
EDDIE SAYS

85 - 47 = 38

  • Question 10

 

goat   goat
 89 sheets of paper in the printer
  59 are used up.

 

How many sheets are left?

CORRECT ANSWER
30
EDDIE SAYS

89 - 59 = 30

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