These subtraction word problems are great for ages 7 and older who are looking to improve their subtracting skills.
6
8 - 2 = 6
3
10 - 7 = 3
4
9 - 5 = 4
4
6 - 2 = 4
3
5 - 2 = 3
10
14 - 4 = 10
8
13 - 5 = 8
$6
$9 - $3 = $6
$3
$5 - $2 = $3
11
20 - 7 - 2 = 11
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
723
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of words from the larger number of words:
760 - 37
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 760 and 37:
760 - 37 = 723
908
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of coins from the larger number of coins:
936 - 28
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 936 and 28:
936 - 28 = 908
497
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of throws from the larger number of throws:
550 - 53
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 550 and 53:
550 - 53 = 497
336
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of pages from the larger number of pages:
362 - 26
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 362 and 26:
362 - 26 = 336
118
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of kilometers from the larger number of kilometers:
160 - 42
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 160 and 42:
160 - 42 = 118
159
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of jars from the larger number of jars:
223 - 64
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 223 and 64:
223 - 64 = 159
880
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of animals from the larger number of animals:
1000 - 120
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 1000 and 120:
1000 - 120 = 880
18 million
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of kangaroos from the larger number of kangaroos:
45 - 27
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 45 and 27:
45 - 27 = 18, then add the million back to get to 18 million.
50kg
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller weight from the larger number of weight:
190kg - 140kg
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 190 and 140:
190 - 140 = 50kg
97
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of copies from the larger number of copies:
159 - 62
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 159 and 62:
159 - 62 = 97
322
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of songs from the larger number of songs:
347 - 25
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 347 and 25:
347 - 25 = 322
18
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of patients from the larger number of patients:
105 - 87
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 105 and 87:
105 - 87 = 18
741
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of cups from the larger number of cups:
835 - 94
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 835 and 94:
835 - 94 = 741
$436
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of money from the larger number of money:
$450 - $14
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 450 and 14:
$450 - $14 = $436
56
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of hours from the larger number of hours:
379 - 323
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 379 and 323:
379 - 323 = 56
206
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of doughnuts from the larger number of doughnuts:
293 - 87
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 293 and 87:
293 - 87 = 206
537
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of 895 from the larger number of 358:
895 - 358
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 895 and 358:
895 - 358 = 537
838
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of cupcakes from the larger number of cupcakes:
877 - 39
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 877 and 39:
877 - 39 = 838
477
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of saplings from the larger number of saplings:
503 - 26
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 503 and 26:
503 - 26 = 477
455
First write the number sentence. Subtract the smaller number of bouquets from the larger number of bouquets:
493 - 38
Now complete the number sentence by finding the difference between 493 and 38:
493 - 38 = 455