These subtraction word problems are great for ages 6 and older who are looking to improve their subtracting skills.
3
4 fish minus 1 fish = 3 fish
4 - 1 = 3
2
4 books minus 2 books = 2 books
4 - 2 = 2
1
2 shoes minus 1 shoe = 1 shoe
2 - 1 = 1
4
6 mugs minus 2 mugs = 4 mugs
6 - 2 = 4
3
5 flowers - 2 flowers = 3 flowers
5 - 2 = 3
2
3 sweets minus 1 sweet = 2 sweets
3 - 1 = 2
4
5 cupcakes minus 1 cupcake = 4 cupcakes
5 - 1 = 4
1
3 tomatoes minus 2 tomatoes = 1 tomato
3 - 2 = 1
3
5 candy bars minus 2 candy bars = 3 candy bars
5 - 2 = 3
5
8 biscuits minus 3 biscuits = 5 biscuits
8 - 3 = 5