These subtraction word problems are great for ages 8 and older who are looking to improve their subtracting skills.
9
54 - 45 = 9
5
Both cartons can hold a total of 12 eggs. Zalta currently has 7 eggs.
So 12 - 7 = 5
She needs 5 more eggs.
6
10 matches overall - 4 matches played in March = 6 matches played in February
24
35 - 11 = 24
29
66 - 38 = 29
15
22 - 7 = 15
7
20 total apples - 13 apples = 7
4
Subtract the number of T-Shirts Sarah had at the beginning from the Total number of T-shirts after she bought new ones, to find the difference:
10 - 6 = 4
14
43 – 29 = 14
Jason picked 14 more flowers than Clara
$39
71 – 32 = 39
Isla has $39