2nd Grade Subtraction Worksheets

Basic subtraction worksheets

Our grade 2 subtraction worksheets provide the practice needed to master basic subtraction skills. They cover 2nd grade topics ranging from basic subtraction facts to subtracting in columns with regrouping.

Mental subtraction

Subtraction sentences subtraction sentence illustration

Subtracting within 1-20

Subtract within 0-10 9 - 3 =
Subtract within 0-10, missing minuend or subtrahend __ - 5 = 2
Subtract within 10-19 18 - 11 =

Subtracting a single digit number

Subtract 1-digit from a 2-digit number (no regrouping) 35 - 4 =
Subtract 1-digit from a whole ten 20 - 2 =
Subtract 1-digit from a 2-digit number 33 - 9 =
Subtract 1-digit from a 3-digit number 217 - 9 =

Missing minuend / subtrahends

Subtract 1-digit from a 2-digit number; missing numbers (no regrouping) 66 - __ = 61
Subtract 1-digit from a 2-digit number, missing minuend or subtrahend 66 - __  = 58
Subtract 1-digit from a 3-digit number, missing minuend or subtrahend 103 - __ = 96

Subtracting whole tens

Subtract whole tens from whole tens within 0-1,000 900 - 50 =
Subtract whole tens, missing minuend or subtrahend, within 0-1,000 __ - 70 = 230
Subtract whole tens from 2-digit numbers 36 - 30 =
Subtract whole tens from 3-digit numbers, no regrouping 271 - 50 =
Subtract whole tens from 3-digit numbers 159 - 60 =

Subtracting whole hundreds

Subtract whole hundreds from 3-digit numbers 729 - 200 =
Subtract a 2-digit number from a whole hundred 700 - 77 =
   

Add and subtract

Fact families fact family question
Add and subtract 3 single-digit numbers 7 + 1 - 4 =
Add and subtract 4 single-digit numbers 4 + 7 - 5 - 5 =
   

Subtracting in columns

Subtract a 2-digit number from a 2-digit number (no borrowing) 96
- 54
 
Subtract two-digit numbers in columns - missing minuend or subtrahend 26
-      
15
Subtract a 3-digit number from a 3-digit number (no borrowing) 798
- 123
 
Subtract 3-digit numbers in columns - missing minuend or subtrahend 543
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210

Subtracting in columns (with borrowing)

Subtract a 2-digit number from a 2-digit number with borrowing 96
-87
 
Subtract a 3-digit number from a 3-digit number with borrowing 421
- 388
 
Borrow over zeros 200
- 199
 

Subtraction word problems

Simple subtraction word problems (1-2 digits)  
Subtract 1-3 digit numbers  
Mixed addition and subtraction within 20  
Mixed addition and subtraction (2 digits)  
More mixed addition and subtraction word problems  

Sample Grade 2 Subtraction Worksheet

Sample Grade 2 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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