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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.

 

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 - 40 = __

 

 

40                                      75

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 71 to work out:

71 - 33 = __

 

 

33                                      71

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 64 to work out:

64 - 18 = __

 

 

18                                      64

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 81 to work out:

81 - 73 = __

 

 

81                                      73

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 56 to work out:

56 - 42 = __

 

 

42                                      56

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 87 to work out:

87 - 72 = __

 

 

72                                      87

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 72 to work out:

72 - 11 = __

 

 

11                                      72

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 76 to work out:

76 - 45 = __

 

 

45                                      76

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

 

Count up to 89 to work out:

89 - 22 = __

 

 

22                                      89

 

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 - 40 = __

 

 

40                                      75

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
35
  • Question 3

 

Count up to 71 to work out:

71 - 33 = __

 

 

33                                      71

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
38
  • Question 4

 

Count up to 64 to work out:

64 - 18 = __

 

 

18                                      64

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
46
  • Question 5

 

Count up to 81 to work out:

81 - 73 = __

 

 

81                                      73

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
8
  • Question 6

 

Count up to 56 to work out:

56 - 42 = __

 

 

42                                      56

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
14
  • Question 7

 

Count up to 87 to work out:

87 - 72 = __

 

 

72                                      87

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
15
  • Question 8

 

Count up to 72 to work out:

72 - 11 = __

 

 

11                                      72

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
61
  • Question 9

 

Count up to 76 to work out:

76 - 45 = __

 

 

45                                      76

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
31
  • Question 10

 

Count up to 89 to work out:

89 - 22 = __

 

 

22                                      89

 

Just write the number in the answer box below.

CORRECT ANSWER
67
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