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Simple Subtractions: Counting Backwards

In this worksheet, students carry out simple subtractions by counting back on a number line.

'Simple Subtractions: Counting Backwards' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Addition and Subtraction

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

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must carry out simple subtractions by counting back.

 

Examples

Work out the subtractions.

 

500 - 6 = ____

5000 - 6 = _____

 

 

Answers

 

To work out 500 - 6, we count back from 500 to get 494

 

 

 

To work out 5000 - 6, we count back from 5000 to get 4994

 

 

Work out the subtraction.

600 - 8 = __

Work out the subtraction.

700 - 3 = __

Work out the subtraction.

800 - 3 = __

Work out the subtraction.

700 - 6 = __

Work out the subtraction.

5000 - 9 = __

Work out the subtraction.

6000 - 8 = __

Work out the subtraction.

9000 - 9 = __

Work out the subtraction.

6000 - 2 = __

Work out the subtraction.

4000 - 10 = _____

Work out the subtraction.

400 - 10 = ____

  • Question 1

Work out the subtraction.

600 - 8 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
592
  • Question 2

Work out the subtraction.

700 - 3 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
697
  • Question 3

Work out the subtraction.

800 - 3 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
797
  • Question 4

Work out the subtraction.

700 - 6 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
694
  • Question 5

Work out the subtraction.

5000 - 9 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
4991
  • Question 6

Work out the subtraction.

6000 - 8 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
5992
  • Question 7

Work out the subtraction.

9000 - 9 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
8991
  • Question 8

Work out the subtraction.

6000 - 2 = __

CORRECT ANSWER
5998
  • Question 9

Work out the subtraction.

4000 - 10 = _____

CORRECT ANSWER
3990
  • Question 10

Work out the subtraction.

400 - 10 = ____

CORRECT ANSWER
390
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