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Practise Your Subtraction (2b)

In this worksheet, students work out a subtraction by counting using a number line.

'Practise Your Subtraction (2b)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 1000

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet we have to work out a subtraction by counting on using a number line.

 

Example

Work out 73 - 38 =  __

 

 

We use the number line to count up from the smaller number to the larger number.  

First step: go to the next ten, i.e. 40 here

Second step: count up in tens to the ten below your given number, i.e. 70 here

Third step: count up to the given number, i.e. 73 here

  

Answer is 2 + 30 + 3 = 35

 Count up to 97 to work out:

97 - 83 = __

 

 

83                                      97

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 75 to work out:

75 - 63 = __

 

 

63                                      75

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 37 to work out:

37 - 15 = __

 

 

37                                      15

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 30 to work out:

30 - 13 = __

 

 

13                                      30

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 52 to work out:

52 - 35 = __

 

 

35                                      52

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 99 to work out:

99 - 63 = __

 

 

63                                      99

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 54 to work out:

54 - 25 = __

 

 

25                                      54

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 46 to work out:

46 - 23 = __

 

 

23                                      46

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 37 to work out:

37 - 13 = __

 

 

13                                      37

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

 Count up to 42 to work out:

42 - 19 = __

 

 

19                                      42

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

  • Question 1

 Count up to 97 to work out:

97 - 83 = __

 

 

83                                      97

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
14
  • Question 2

 Count up to 75 to work out:

75 - 63 = __

 

 

63                                      75

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
12
  • Question 3

 Count up to 37 to work out:

37 - 15 = __

 

 

37                                      15

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
22
  • Question 4

 Count up to 30 to work out:

30 - 13 = __

 

 

13                                      30

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
17
  • Question 5

 Count up to 52 to work out:

52 - 35 = __

 

 

35                                      52

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
17
  • Question 6

 Count up to 99 to work out:

99 - 63 = __

 

 

63                                      99

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
36
  • Question 7

 Count up to 54 to work out:

54 - 25 = __

 

 

25                                      54

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
29
  • Question 8

 Count up to 46 to work out:

46 - 23 = __

 

 

23                                      46

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
23
  • Question 9

 Count up to 37 to work out:

37 - 13 = __

 

 

13                                      37

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
24
  • Question 10

 Count up to 42 to work out:

42 - 19 = __

 

 

19                                      42

 Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
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