Calculation: Subtraction

Subtraction is when you take one amount from another. It is the opposite of addition.

Quick tips for tutors

Subtraction includes:

  • Subtracting three-digit numbers
  • Recalling Subtraction facts to 20
  • Subtracting using efficient mental methods
  • Subtracting using rounding

Downloadable Factsheets

Counting on using an empty number line
Help with subtraction: Remainders
Subtraction methods
Subtracting by splitting up numbers
Mental subtraction key words
Rounding subtraction 1
Rounding subtraction 2
Subtraction glossary

Downloadable worksheets

Back to square one
Booking a holiday
Using empty number lines
Identifying subtraction methods
Splitting up numbers
Identifying the correct subtraction
Rounding

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