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Practise Your Subtraction (3)

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

'Practise Your Subtraction (3)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 1000

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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

 

Example

Work out 332 - 153 =  __

 

 

 

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

First step: go to the next hundred, i.e. 200 here

Second step: count up in hundreds to the hundred below your given number, i.e. 300 here

Third step: count up to the given number, i.e. 332 here

  

Answer is 47 + 100 + 32 = 179

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