# all Subtraction worksheets by Subject

### Column subtraction revision

Have you mastered column subtraction? Let's find out...

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### Y4 addition and subtraction word problems

How good are your addition and subtraction skills? Find out by solving these football-themed word problems.

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### Y2 subtraction word problems

How are your subtraction skills? Can you work out the answers to these football subtraction word problems?

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Number lines are vertical versions of number lines, used in primary-school maths to help children become familiar with our number system and perform simple calculations like addition and subtraction.

### Number lines

Number lines are an essential tool in primary-school maths. Print out our colourful versions for use with your child at home, or use them as inspiration to help your child design (and perhaps decorate) their own number line.

### Choose the route: all four operations

Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the boy takes to get to the orange house. Which route does he take to get to the blue house?

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### Choose the route: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the girl takes to get to the pink house. Which route does she take to get to the purple house?

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### Choose the route: addition and subtraction

Starting with the number on the left, work out which route the girl takes to get to the yellow house. Which route does she take to get to the lilac house?

### Adding and subtracting negative numbers

To add and subtract negative numbers, it’s helpful to use a number line. See if you can complete these sums using the number lines.

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The Subtraction Monster loves subtractions and turns every addition he sees into one! Help him turn these additions into subtractions!

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### Inverse operation: subtraction

Inverse operations are opposites. We use them to check our calculations, ‘undoing’ an operation to get us back to where we started. The inverse calculation of addition is subtraction. Use subtraction to help you find the missing numbers in these sums.

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### Horizontal subtraction practice

Can you complete these subtractions using the number line?

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### Checking subtraction and division with the inverse calculation

For these subtraction questions, use addition to check if the answers are right or wrong. For these division questions, use multiplication to check if the answers are right or wrong.

### Adding and subtracting three-digit numbers – revision

Practise these addition and subtraction questions, using whatever method you find easiest: the number line method; the column method; the partitioning method.

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### Differences between positive and negative numbers

This number line shows the difference between -7 and 3. The difference between these two numbers is 10. Can you use the number line to work out the difference between these pairs?

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### One more, one less crossword

Can you fill in the crossword by writing the answers to the clues as number words?

### Understanding subtraction

Can you cut out these 10 sausages and colour them in? Do you know this song? Use your coloured sausages to show what happens as you sing – ask you mum or dad for a real pan to toss your bangers in (safely off the stove!).

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### Finding one less

This sneaky number burglar has taken 1 from every number! Can you work out what these numbers will be when the burglar has taken 1 away? The first one has been done for you.

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### Subtracting three-digit numbers: the number line method

When subtracting three-digit numbers you can use a number line to help you. This method looks like adding, because it starts with the smaller number and then counts on to the bigger number to find the difference between the two numbers. You then add up all the jumps you have made on the top. Use this method to work out these sums.

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