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 using pictures or number lines followed by 1-digit subtraction facts and  and progress to subtraction of 2-digit numbers in columns and subtraction word problems.  Our grade 1 exercises do not require regrouping (or "borrowing").

Introduction to subtraction

   
Subtraction using objects / pictures (0-10)    
Subtraction using objects / pictures (0-20)    
     
Subtraction using number lines
   
Write subtraction sentences from a number line      

Mental subtraction

 

 

Example

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

 
Subtract a 1-digit number from a 2-digit number (no borrowing)

 

67

- 3


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

 

74

- 21


Subtraction in columns - missing minuend or subtrahend

 

69

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44

Add and subtract

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

Subtraction word problems

   
Subtracting single digit numbers    
Subtracting numbers under 50    
Add / subtract word problems with mostly single digit numbers    
Add / subtract word problems with numbers under 50    

Grade 1 Subtraction Worksheet Printable

Sample Grade 1 Subtraction Worksheet

More subtraction worksheets

Explore all of our subtraction worksheets, from subtracting by counting objects to subtracting large numbers in columns.

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