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When subtracting it is sometimes helpful to think of the DIFFERENCE between the smaller number and the larger number. You can work this out on a number line. Try using a number line to work out these questions.
Set a stopwatch and time yourself working out the first set of ten number sentences. Now time yourself doing the next set. Did you beat your first time? See if you can get faster doing the third and fourth set.
How quickly can you finish this sheet of addition and subtraction calculations? Ready, steady, go...
Can you use this slithery number line to help you solve these subtraction problems?
Work out what these problems are asking you to do. Then write the calculation and work it out!
How good are you at counting backwards? Put the number Milly is holding in your head then count back. Write the number you get to in the box.
This is a challenging game to help you practise adding and subtracting without writing down.
Ask a grown-up to time how long it takes you to say the answer to these questions. Then write some questions yourself and test an adult!
Turn the cards face down on the table. Players must take turns picking up a number card and a word card, complete the calculation it suggests and write the answer. The winner is the player who writes the most correct answers after five turns.
Add an extra learning dimension to family game time – try one of our Cool Maths board games and help reinforce your child's knowledge of number bonds, percentages and fractions while you play. Compiled by deputy headteacher Matt Revill and packed with 20 games, this maths learning pack covers all the key skills your child will need to master as part of the primary numeracy curriculum.
Work out the answers to these money word problems by using subtraction
This printable download will help your child to practise number bonds to 10 and working with the number system. It is suitable for children at Year 1 level and a parent or carer can supervise.
This worksheet requires children to use their knowledge of calculation and number symbols in order to work out which number sentences are correct.
A sorting activity for children to practise subtracting two-digit numbers in order to find out whether a number sentence is correct or not.
A cutting out and sorting activity to help children practise subtracting two-digit numbers.
A worksheet giving word problems involving subtraction with space for working out and answers.
This worksheet consists of subtraction number sentences with a snake number line to help with working out.
Worksheet involving subtraction questions using the words 'subtract', 'take away' and 'take from'.
This worksheet involves real-life word problems that need to be solved using column addition. All the numbers used have three or four digits.