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

 

Example

Subtract using objects (0-10)  Subtract using objects example
Subtract using objects (0-20)
   
 
Subtraction sentences
 
Subtraction sentences example 
Subtract using number lines

Subtract using number lines example 
Subtraction sentences and number lines  

Mental subtraction

 

 


Subtract within 0-10   9 - 4 =
Subtract by counting back   9 - 4 =
Subtract by counting up   9 - 4 =
Fact families   Fact families example 
     
Missing minuend or subtrahend (within 10)
  8 - __ = 2
Subtract within 1-20   17 - 3 =
Subtract 1-digit from 1-100 (no regrouping)   67 - 6 =
Subtract 1-digit from 1-100 (missing numbers)   67 - __ = 61
Subtract whole tens   70 - 40 =
Subtract whole tens - missing numbers   70 - __ = 30
Subtract from whole tens   20 - 3 =

Subtracting in columns

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

 

67

- 3


Subtract 2-digit numbers (no borrowing)

 

74

- 21


Subtract in columns - missing numbers

 

69

-    

44

Add and subtract

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

Subtraction word problems

   
Subtracting 1-digit numbers    
Subtracting numbers under 50    
Add / subtract word problems    
Add / subtract word problems with numbers up to 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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