 # Practise Your Subtraction (2a)

In this worksheet, students work out a subtraction by counting using a number line. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 1000

Difficulty level:   ### 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

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Count up to 75 to work out:

75 - 40 = __ 40                                      75

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Count up to 71 to work out:

71 - 33 = __ 33                                      71

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Count up to 64 to work out:

64 - 18 = __ 18                                      64

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Count up to 81 to work out:

81 - 73 = __ 81                                      73

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Count up to 56 to work out:

56 - 42 = __ 42                                      56

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Count up to 87 to work out:

87 - 72 = __ 72                                      87

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Count up to 72 to work out:

72 - 11 = __ 11                                      72

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Count up to 76 to work out:

76 - 45 = __ 45                                      76

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Count up to 89 to work out:

89 - 22 = __ 22                                      89

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• Question 1

Count up to 97 to work out:

97 - 83 = __ 83                                      97

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14
• Question 2

Count up to 75 to work out:

75 - 40 = __ 40                                      75

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35
• Question 3

Count up to 71 to work out:

71 - 33 = __ 33                                      71

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38
• Question 4

Count up to 64 to work out:

64 - 18 = __ 18                                      64

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46
• Question 5

Count up to 81 to work out:

81 - 73 = __ 81                                      73

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8
• Question 6

Count up to 56 to work out:

56 - 42 = __ 42                                      56

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14
• Question 7

Count up to 87 to work out:

87 - 72 = __ 72                                      87

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15
• Question 8

Count up to 72 to work out:

72 - 11 = __ 11                                      72

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61
• Question 9

Count up to 76 to work out:

76 - 45 = __ 45                                      76

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31
• Question 10

Count up to 89 to work out:

89 - 22 = __ 22                                      89

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