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Practise Your Subtraction (2a)

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

'Practise Your Subtraction (2a)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 1000

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

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



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

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