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Free Math Subtraction Worksheets & Word Problems

Subtraction is one of the basic math skill and easiest to learn. Practice subtraction using number lines, subtraction of two numbers of 1 digit, of 2 digit number from 3 digit number with/without borrow, of 3 digit number with/without... read more borrow, with regrouping worksheets and more. read less

Egg Survival

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One day 89 eggs were laid by hens in a farm. Some eggs were so mature that they hatched on the same ...

Weight Loss

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Dhruv was a very fat boy. He used to eat pizza, burger and Maggie instead of fruits and vegetables. ...

Tough Nut

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Matthew is a bank manager. He deals with numbers all day long. In his personal vault, he has put a 6...

100kg Cycle Race

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The city municipality has organized a cycle race this year. Each cycle has 3 riders. The rule is tha...

What A Shot

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In the city fair, there was a game of glass pyramids. In this game, each player gets one chance to h...

The Century Plant

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The astronauts brought a strange plant from Planet Zen after a recent visit there. This plant has ve...

Recognize Them

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3 shepherds went to the field with their sheep for grazing. As all the sheep look alike can you matc...

Up Up And Away

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It is a beautiful sunny day. Noddy has tied four big balloons on his chimney. Unfortunately, these b...

Connect The Dots Moon

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On a dark night,sky is full of shining stars.But something big is missing. Find out what by solving ...

Color Me Zebra

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The Wonderla amusement park is repainting all there rides.Only Mr.Zebra is left. Help them to color ...

Facebook

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A gang of 5 friends lay bet with each other to see who gets more likes and comments in the span of 5...

Catch The Fish

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In the coastal areas of South India, fishing is a sport. One Sunday four friends went out fishing an...

Howzzat

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You are watching a match between England and Australia on T.V. England has set the target of 487 run...

Splash

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Chotu carries 2 buckets of water every day to fill up a tub for his cows. Can you figure out the amo...

Chocolate Mystery 1

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Ravi's father just came back from a foreign trip. He got chocolates from Switzerland for Ravi. Now, ...

Piggy Back

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All these new born pigs look the same. The mamma pig is confused about her own babies given there ar...

Detective Tukaram Accident C

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Someone hit Jolly’s dog and ran away in the car. She has now called Detective Tukaram to find the cu...

Line Distance

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Mr. Goverdhan is new to the town. So he got a map from the book store and wanted to find the distanc...

Bucket List

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A school trip went to the beach. Each child got 2 buckets from home to play with sand there. But by ...

Family Plan

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The eggs are all looking alike so mamma hen and papa cock are all confused about which one is theirs...

Hunter Shark

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Once upon a time there lived a shark in the sea. She was very cruel. The bad thing about her was tha...

Home Run

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The school bus has left from the school to drop children home. The conductor has to keep a record of...

Connect The Dots Flying Dyna

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I disappeared from the face of the Earth millions of years ago. Some people say that I could even em...

Number Pyramid

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Find the secret egyptian code to get inside these number pyramids. Discover all the treasures when y...
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Our subtraction worksheets, being colorful and interesting, help them in practicing these skills one at a time. The story help them in developing their reading skills. These free math subtraction worksheets are perfect for teachers, homeschooling mothers, parents who are looking for something different from their monotonous curriculum.

Why do you really need these worksheets?
  • Wide range of subtraction topics: These worksheets are curated to suit every grade. They cover subtraction using number lines, subtraction of two numbers of 1 digit, of 2 digit number from 3 digit number with/without borrow, of 3 digit number with/without borrow, with regrouping worksheets.
  • Story form: These printables are a hit as they are fun to solve because of the different the stories that come with them. The relatable stories awake a child's interest and serve to interpret and solve the downloadables easily.
  • Bye bye boredom: Because of the fun, colorful and interesting character of these Math printables, revising or practicing subtraction skills will no longer be boring.

Tips to use math worksheets
These printable cover a multitude of skills in subtraction. A wide collection of sums and puzzles with stories enhance the kid's creativity.
Few tips:
  • Club these printable with math board games to get more than 20 X practice.
  • Make sure to understand each step before moving on to other complex problems.
  • Before these worksheets, introduce the concept with concrete objects like food item, toys, objects for better understanding.
  • Subtraction with zero often confuse children. Make them practice subtraction with zero more and more.
  • Involve them in virtual math by playing math games on educational apps like Mathaly.
  • Encourage our child to apply the concept repeatedly while solving the worksheets.
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