These subtraction word problems are great for ages 7 and older who are looking to improve their subtracting skills.
347
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of jelly beans from the larger number of jelly beans:
375 - 28
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 375 and 28:
375 - 28 = 347
864
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of logs from the larger number of logs:
944 - 80
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 944 and 80:
944 - 80 = 864
$714
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of money from the larger number of money:
$792 - $78
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between $792 and $78:
$792 - $78 = $714
608
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of paper clips from the larger number of paper clips:
683 - 75
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 683 and 75:
683 - 75 = 608
404
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of logs from the larger number of logs:
463 - 59
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 463 and 59:
463 - 59 = 404
367
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of cars from the larger number of cars:
391 - 24
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 391 and 24:
391 - 24 = 367
406
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of metres from the larger number of metres:
458 - 52
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 458 and 52:
458 - 52 = 406
207
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of kilometres from the larger number of kilometres:
280 - 73
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 280 and 73:
280 - 73 = 207
135
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of Legos from the larger number of Legos:
198 - 63
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 198 and 63:
198 - 63 = 135
87
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of grams from the larger number of grams:
159 - 72
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 159 and 72:
159 - 72 = 87