# 1st Grade Math Worksheets: Subtraction

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 =
Subtract by counting backwards   9 - 4 =
Subtract by counting up   9 - 4 =
Fact families
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

-

44

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 