3rd Grade Math Worksheets: Subtraction

Subtraction worksheets for grade 3

Our 3rd grade subtraction worksheets include both "mental addition problems" intended for students to solve in their heads and multi-digit column form addition questions giving practice in computational skills. 

Mental Subtraction

 

 

Example

Subtracting a single-digit number from a 2-digit number   14 − 1 =
Subtracting a single-digit number from a 2-digit number - missing minuend   39 - ___ =  31
        
Subtracting whole tens from a 2-digit number   83 − 30 =
Subtracting whole tens from a 2-digit number - missing minuend   63 - ___ = 53
Subtracting whole tens from a 3-digit number   222 − 50 =
Subtracting whole tens from a 3-digit number - missing minuend   ___ - 50 = 385
Subtracting whole hundreds from a 3-digit number   899 − 800 =
      
Subtracting a 2-digit number from hundred   100 − 77 =
Subtracting whole hundreds   900 − 600 =
Subtracting whole hundreds from 4-digit numbers   5,900 − 600 =
Subtract any whole ten number from 1000   1,000 − 240 =
Subtract any 3-digit number from any whole thousand   4,000 − 821 =
Subtract any 3-digit number from any whole thousand - missing minuend   2,000 - ___ = 1,532

Subtraction in columns

 
Subtract 3-digit numbers   

872

- 542


Subtract 4-digit numbers   

5,122

- 2,014


Borrow over two zeros   

600

- 89


Borrow over three zeros   

3,000

- 131


Subtraction word problems

   
Grade 3 subtraction word problems    

Grade 3 Subtraction Worksheet Printable

Sample Grade 3 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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