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Subtract Money Using Column Method

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

'Subtract Money Using Column Method' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Add/Subtract up to Four-Digit Numbers

Popular topics:   Money worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be subtracting sums of money using column subtraction with borrowing.



Subtract the following:

£ 9.86 - £ 8.90



We set out a subtraction in columns, lining up the decimal points carefully.

We do the calculation in the usual way, remembering to borrow if necessary.



Note:  Remember, we can't take 9 away from 8, so we have to 'borrow' from the next column.  The 8 (80) becomes 18 (180)


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


£0.96 = 96 pence 


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