1st Grade Math Worksheets: Subtraction

Grade 1 subtraction worksheets

Our grade 1 subtraction worksheets provide practice in solving basic subtraction problems.  Exercises begin with simple subtraction facts (1-digit) and progress to subtraction of 2-digit numbers in columns.  Our grade 1 exercises do not require regrouping (or "borrowing").  3-6 different pdf worksheets are provided for each type of question. These worksheets complement our K5 Math and K5 Math Facts online math programs. 

Introduction to subtraction

Subtraction using number lines

Mental subtraction




     Instructional Video:  How to subtract numbers     
Subtracting within 0-10   9 - 4 =
Subtracting within 0-10, missing minuend or subtrahend   8 - __ = 2
Subtracting within 1-20   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 number 90 - ___ = 70
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 subtrahend





Add and subtract

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

Grade 1 Subtraction Worksheet Printable




Sample Grade 1
Subtraction Worksheet


Answers provided on
2nd page


Multiple versions of
each worksheet


All worksheets
are pdf documents








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