Subtraction

This page contains links to free math worksheets for Subtraction problems. Click one of the buttons below to view a worksheet and its answer key. You can also use the 'Worksheets' menu on the side of this page to find worksheets on other math topics.

Subtraction with the Number Line

Introducing Subtraction Using the Number Line.

Basic Subtraction on the Number Line
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Spaceship Math

The practice worksheets below are similar to the SpaceshipMath, Mad Math Minutes or Mastering Math Facts subtraction programs used at many schools. These are typically one minute, timed tests (follow the "Timer" link off the home page.)

Spaceship Math Subtraction A
3-2, 3-1, 4-3, 4-1
Spaceship Math Subtraction B
5-4, 5-1, 2-1
Spaceship Math Subtraction C
6-1, 6-5, 4-2
Spaceship Math Subtraction D
7-1, 7-6, 6-3
Spaceship Math Subtraction E
8-1, 8-7, 8-4
Spaceship Math Subtraction F
9-1, 9-8, 10-5
Spaceship Math Subtraction G
10-1, 10-9, Any Number Minus Zero
Spaceship Math Subtraction H
5-3, 5-2, 12-6
Spaceship Math Subtraction I
6-2, 6-4, 14-7
Spaceship Math Subtraction J
7-2, 7-5, 16-8
Spaceship Math Subtraction K
8-2, 8-6, 18-9
Spaceship Math Subtraction L
9-2, 11-7, 11-4
Spaceship Math Subtraction M
Any Number Minus Itself
Spaceship Math Subtraction N
10-2, 10-8, 14-8, 14-6
Spaceship Math Subtraction O
11-2, 11-9, 15-9, 15-6
Spaceship Math Subtraction P
7-3, 7-4, 13-7, 13-6
Spaceship Math Subtraction Q
8-3, 8-5, 15-8, 15-7
Spaceship Math Subtraction R
13-8, 13-5, 16-9, 16-7
Spaceship Math Subtraction S
9-3, 9-6, 14-9, 14-5
Spaceship Math Subtraction T
10-3, 10-7, 17-9, 17-8
Spaceship Math Subtraction U
11-3, 11-8, 13-9, 13-4
Spaceship Math Subtraction V
12-3, 12-9, 12-7, 12-5
Spaceship Math Subtraction W
9-5, 9-4, 12-8, 12-4
Spaceship Math Subtraction X
10-6, 10-4, 11-6, 11-5
Spaceship Math Subtraction Y
All Problems Practice
Spaceship Math Subtraction Z
All Problems Practice

Two Minute Tests

80 and 100 problem subtraction tests.

A+B Two Minute Test
C+D Two Minute Test
E+F Two Minute Test
G+H Two Minute Test
I+J Two Minute Test
K+L Two Minute Test
M+N Two Minute Test
O+P Two Minute Test
Q+R Two Minute Test
S+T Two Minute Test
U+V Two Minute Test
W+X Two Minute Test
All Two Minute Test
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100 Problem
All Two Minute Test
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All Two Minute Test

Place Value

Place value subtraction problems. This is a good warm up for multiple digit subtraction.

Place Value Subtraction
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No Borrowing

Subtraction without borrowing or regrouping.

Mixed Two Digit Subtraction, No Borrowing
Two Digit Subtraction, No Borrowing
Mixed Three Digit Subtraction, No Borrowing
Three Digit Subtraction, No Borrowing
Mixed Four Digit Subtraction, No Borrowing
Four Digit Subtraction, No Borrowing

Borrowing Without Borrowing Across a Zero

Multiple Digit Subtraction with borrowing/regrouping, but not across a zero.

Mixed Two Digit Subtraction No Zero Borrowing
Two Digit Subtraction No Zero Borrowing
Mixed Three Digit Subtraction No Zero Borrowing
Three Digit Subtraction No Zero Borrowing
Mixed Three Digit Subtraction No Zero Big Test
Three Digit Subtraction No Zero Big Test

Borrowing Across Zero

Focus on subtraction with borrowing across zeros.

Starting Borrowing Across Zero
Mixed Three Digit Borrowing Across Zero
Three Digit Borrowing Across Zero Set 1
Three Digit Borrowing Across Zero Set 2
Mixed Four Digit Borrowing Across Zero
Four Digit Borrowing Across Zero

Full Borrowing

Multiple Digit Subtraction (with borrowing/regrouping.)

Mixed Two Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
Two Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
Mixed Three Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
Three Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
Mixed Three Digit Subtraction Big Test
Three Digit Subtraction Big Test
Mixed Four Digit Subtraction
More Four Digit Subtraction
More Four Digit Subtraction
Five Digit Subtraction
More Five Digit Subtraction

Subtraction with Decimals

Subtraction with Decimals)

Subtraction with Decimals
Tenths
Subtraction with Decimals
Hundredths
Subtraction with Decimals
More Hundredths
Subtraction with Decimals
Thousandths
Subtraction with Decimals
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Subtraction with Decimals
Mixed

Three Argument Subtraction

Subtraction with three arguments.

Subtraction with Three Arguments
No Borrowing
Subtraction with Three Arguments (Simple)
Subtraction with Three Arguments (More Complex)
Subtraction with Three Arguments (Complex)

Mixed Addition and Subtraction

Mixed addition and subtraction problems. These problems help a lot to get kids to pay attention to operations.

Simple Mixed Addition and Subtraction
Simple Mixed Addition and Subtraction
Two Minute Mixed Addition and Subtraction
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Introduction to Negative Numbers

Simple subtraction with negative answers introduced with the number line.

Introducing the Negative Number Line
Introducing Negative Results
Subtraction with Negative Results on Number Line
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Subtraction with Negative Results

Practice worksheets with subtraction problems that may yield negative answers.

Subtraction with Negative Results
Two Digit Subtraction with Negative Results
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Three Digit Subtraction with Negative Results
Four Digit Subtraction with Negative Results
More Three Argument Subtraction with Negative Results
More Three Argument Subtraction with Negative Results

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