1st Grade Math Worksheets: Subtraction

Free math worksheets from K5 Learning

For practicing some math skills, there is just nothing more effective than a pencil and paper. Our grade 1 subtraction worksheets compliment our K5 Math and K5 Math Facts online math programs.

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Mental Subtraction




     Instructional Video:  How to subtract numbers     
Subtracting within 0-7   6 - 2 =
Subtracting within 0-10   9 - 4 =
Subtracting within 0-10, missing minuend or subtrahend   8 - __ = 2
Subtracting within 10-19   17 - 3 =
Subtracting a single-digit number from a two-digit number (no crossing the previous ten)   27 - 6 =
Subtracting a single-digit number from a two-digit number; missing minuend or subtrahend   56 - __ = 3
Subtracting whole tens   70 - 40 =
Subtracting whole tens, missing minuend or subrahend   50 -__= 20
Subtracting from a whole ten   20 - 3 =

Subtracting in Columns

     Instructional Video: Subtracting 2-digit numbers (no regrouping or borrowing)  
Subtract a 1-digit number from a 2-digit number (no borrowing)


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Subtract a 2-digit number from a 2-digit number (no borrowing)


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Subtraction in columns - missing minuend or subtrhend




Add and Subtract

Add and subtract 3 single digit numbers 10 + 5 - 1 =
Add and subtract 4 single digit numbers 6 + 7 - 1 - 7=

Acknowledgments: Our worksheets are provided courtesy of Home School Math.

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