# Subtraction Math Worksheets

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

### Honey Bee

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Bees travel a lot of distance from their hives to collect nectar. When they all came back, their homes looked similar to them. Can you point them to their own hive?

### Car Match

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Before a car race all the racers were sitting in a room. One of the racers quietly decided to play a prank. He took everybody’s helmet from their car and mixed them together. Now, help the racers find their helmets. If you solve the equation behind each one’s car, you’ll find their respective helmets.

### Golden Egg Hen

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Tony has a hen which gives golden eggs every week. He is a very rich and generous man. His brothers are not that rich. They have to work hard to maintain their livelihood. So Tony decided to help by giving some eggs to his brothers. He keeps a report about all the golden eggs. Help him out to fill the missing data.

### One Kind King

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This kind king gives away water-pots to villagers in summer months. He takes some pots every morning from his palace, loads them on his cart and goes to the village. On the way, if he finds a poor villager, he gives a pot for free and moves on. Whatever pots are left in the cart, he brings them back to his palace. Can you help his accountant fill the missing data?

### Empty Full

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Kirodimal is a big miser. Even when guests visit his home, he doesn't offer them full glasses of juice. Instead he has put marks on his jug for each glass’ quantity. If his jug is filled to the mark of 10 then it can fill 10 glasses of juice. Once, a lot of guests stayed at his house for four days. Can you determine how much juice was left after he served them each day?

### Elves On Stairs

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Did you know that elves are Santa’s helpers? They help him make toys. These elves are standing on the roof and want to quickly come down. So they start jumping down the stairs. Can you find out where will they be after their jumps?

### Joker Jumps

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These jokers are practicing for their show in the circus. They are standing on the stairs marked from 1 to 10. Now some of them make large jumps and others make small jumps. Can you find out their new positions after they have made their jumps?

### Anaconda Mixup

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Did you know that Anacondas are huge snakes found in Amazon River? Some of them are as long as 90 feet, which is taller than a 7 floor building. Once when Anaconda moms arrived they found that their eggs got mixed up. Before they start fighting, help them identify their eggs.

### Magical Numbers

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This is a magical mirror. It just reverses everything that you show it. For example, if you have an addition question in your hand and you stand in front of this mirror, it changes it into subtraction problem. The magic is that the mirror will not change the digits but still convert the problem. Do you think you can find all the missing numbers here? See the example for help.

### Robo Calculation

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Did you know that robots are replacing humans in a lot of areas? Most factories now have robots doing all their difficult and dangerous work like welding, lifting heavy weights etc. We even have thinking robots that play chess and even beat humans in the game. Here, four mathematical robots are given; try to fill their missing numbers.

### Smart Owl

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Once upon a time there lived an owl in the jungle. He was very smart. He would keep records of everything in jungle like total no. of insects, trees and animals. He would write the answers on its feathers. One day a cruel Crow came and cut down his feathers. Now help the owl to remember the numbers on the old feathers by using the existing numbers.

### Car Production

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Did you know that the earlier the cars had top speed of 15 km per hour only? only one person could sit in a car. Also, in those days people were afraid of cars. So one man used to run in front of cars ringing a bell asking people to clear the road as a car was coming!

### Bicycle Production

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Oregon's Cycle Factory is one of the biggest cycle manufacturers in the world. It keeps track of cycles produced in each year. One day the CEO required some data so she called her management team and asked them a few questions. Help the team in finding the answers before the CEO becomes furious.

### The Right Kid

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Mother’s day is being celebrated in the Jungle. All the kids have been given an i-card on which an expression is written which, when solved, results into the same number as given to their mothers. Can you match the mother and her kid?

### Big Number Jumble

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Did you know that juggling was started 5500 years ago by Egyptian artists as a way to entertain their king? Juggling involves balancing several objects at the same time in hand and air. It could be balls, sticks, pins etc.

### Number Jumble 1

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Raju is the best juggler of his time. He can juggle 5 balls at the same time. One day to teach his son math he came up with an idea. He coloured the balls and wrote various numbers and operators on each. He asked his son to make the subtraction facts when he displayed the balls. Can you help his son?

### What A Trap 1

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A magician is performing his famous trick. He has locked his foot with 5 locks underwater and will try to open all the locks using the right keys within two minutes. The keys are floating randomly for the viewers but the magician has written codes on each one of them. Help him match the keys with the locks quickly, else the water might be dangerous for his life.

### Up In The Air

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4 friends were in a park where 9 balloons were flying in the air. They wanted to know that how many balloons out of all of them are defective and will come down. Help them.

### Paper Planes

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There is a paper plane flying competition. Final four participants have flown their planes. Can you match the planes with the children? The number written below the plane is equal to the subtraction of the numbers written near the child.

### Save Water

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Did you know that while our bodies can last for five weeks without food, it cannot last beyond three days without water? This activity goes with a message to save water and shows various instances where we tend to waste it. Write the amount of water which could be saved on the bucket.

### Puncture Trouble

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One day all the people of Sundar Nagar hired a bus to visit the zoo. On their way back, one of the tyres of the bus became flat. So, they all called up their relatives or friends and returned to their homes using different transports. Can you find out the number of people left in the bus after each step?

### Family Years

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Ron and Sam are best friends. One day Ron got a pic of his family members and wrote each one’s age near them. He bought it to class and asked various tricky questions related to it to Sam. Can you help Sam to find out the answers?

### 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 day. Some were eaten by the owner in lunch. Meanwhile some eggs were found broken and stolen. Now calculate how many eggs are left with the owner?

### 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. Very soon his weight increased to 99 kg! This had so much effect on him that he couldn’t even climb 5 set of stairs before losing breath. One day he decided to take up the challenge: instead of losing breath he will lose weight. His monthly progress is given in the sheet. Using that, can you answer some of the questions given below?

### 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 digit security-password. To avoid confusion, he has also written some word problems in his notebook, which if solved and used properly can reveal the password. Do you think you can guess it?

### 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 that the sum of the weight of the riders must be 100 kg. Can you find the weight of all the riders in the picture?

### The Century Plant

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The astronauts brought a strange plant from Planet Zen after a recent visit there. This plant has very tiny leaves with a number written on it but as soon as you write another number which will make the sum 1000, the leaf grows to take on a beautiful shape. Can you write the numbers which will make the sum on each leaf 1000?

### 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 match them with their owners? What if I give you a hint, if you solve the problem written on the sheep and match the digit at the Tens place of the answer with the number on the shepherds’ robes, you will know his sheep.

### 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 by solving the subtraction problems.

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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 years.

### 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 and each one took a different coloured food with him. Just like one of you loves potatoes and the other one loves tomatoes, the fish in the pond also have preferences. Can you colour the fishes as per the food they could have eaten?

### Howzzat

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You are watching a match between England and Australia on T.V. England has set the target of 487 runs for the opposite team. You are eager to know that at different overs how many runs are needed by Australia to win. But the scores Australia needed to win is not shown on T.V. Can you find out these scores.

### 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 amount of water in one of his buckets that he carried each day from the amount given in the tub and the other bucket?

### 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, Ravi eats some chocolates every time he enters the kitchen when no one is looking. Can you tell me how many chocolates are left at the end of each day?

### 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 distance between important buildings. He has kept all this in his diary in case of any emergency. Can you help him in completing the information?

### 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. Can you connect them? The hens are in the top row and cocks in the bottom.

### 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 that she did not like the number zero. One day a group of fishes were travelling in the pond. They all had a mathematical tattoo on their backs. But they were unaware of the shark’s dislike for zero. Can you colour the fishes red which are in danger?

### 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 how many kids got off the bus at each stop and how many are left in the bus. This helps in preventing any errors like a student getting off at the wrong stop. Can you help the conductor in maintaining the record?

### 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 emit fire balls from my mouth. Can you guess who I was?

### Number Pyramid

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Find the secret egyptian code to get inside these number pyramids. Discover all the treasures when you solve the pyramid puzzle correctly

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 and relating to the math problem more easily. To ace subtraction, they need practice and that's what we provide here in a fun and easy manner. These math subtraction worksheets are perfect for teachers, homeschooling mothers, parents who are looking for something different from their monotonous curriculum.

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Tips to use math worksheets
These subtraction worksheets cover a multitude of skills in subtraction. A wide collection of math sums and puzzles with stories enhance the kid's creativity.
Few tips:
• Club these math worksheets with math games (one math skill at a time) to get more than 20 X practice.
• Before these worksheets, introduce the concept of subtraction with concrete objects like food item, toys, objects for better understanding.
• Make sure to understand each step before moving on to other complex problems.
• 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 and more.
• Encourage our child to apply the mathematical concept repeatedly while solving the worksheets.

These subtraction worksheets are engaging and put across math problems in a manner that makes kids would want to solve them. If you don't see any math topic, ask. We are adding new free math worksheets all the time.

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