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Subtracting with Money: Pounds and Pence

In this worksheet, students subtract sums of money (in pounds and pence) using column subtraction with borrowing.

'Subtracting with Money: Pounds and Pence' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions and Decimals

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Fraction and Decimal Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must subtract sums of money using column subtraction with borrowing.

 

Example

Subtract the following

£ 9.86 - £ 8.90

 

Answer

We set out a subtraction in columns, remembering to borrow if necessary.

 

 

Remember, there might be more than one way to write a correct answer when you calculate with money.

£0.96 = 96pence 

Subtract the following

 £9.23 - £3.43 = 
 
580pence

£5.80

580pounds

Subtract the following

 £4.27 - £2.08 = 
 
£2.19

2.19

219pounds

Subtract the following

 £9.79 - £7.30 = 
 
249pounds

£2.49

£2.38

Subtract the following

 £5.79 - £1.25 = 
 
£4.54

£3.54

£4.79

Subtract the following

 £8.86 - £8.82 = 
 
£0.10

4 pence

£0.04

Subtract the following

 £9.84 - £9.73 = 
 
11p

£0.11

£11.0

Subtract the following

 £9.99 - £9.03 = 
 
£0.96

£0.09

96 pence

Subtract the following

 £9.96 - £9.68 = 
 
0.28

£2.80

£0.28

Subtract the following

 £7.57 - £1.68 = 
 
£5.89

589 pence

5.89 pence

Subtract the following

 £9.27 - £6.18 = 
 
£309

£3.09

£0.309

  • Question 1

Subtract the following

 £9.23 - £3.43 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
580pence
£5.80
  • Question 2

Subtract the following

 £4.27 - £2.08 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£2.19
  • Question 3

Subtract the following

 £9.79 - £7.30 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£2.49
  • Question 4

Subtract the following

 £5.79 - £1.25 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£4.54
  • Question 5

Subtract the following

 £8.86 - £8.82 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
4 pence
£0.04
  • Question 6

Subtract the following

 £9.84 - £9.73 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
11p
£0.11
  • Question 7

Subtract the following

 £9.99 - £9.03 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£0.96
96 pence
  • Question 8

Subtract the following

 £9.96 - £9.68 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£0.28
  • Question 9

Subtract the following

 £7.57 - £1.68 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£5.89
589 pence
  • Question 10

Subtract the following

 £9.27 - £6.18 = 
 
CORRECT ANSWER
£3.09
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