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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

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

 

 

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