Subtraction topics for beginner

Below are the beginner topics available for the category "Subtraction" at Free Maths Games.

Age 6 - 7 (11 topics)

2 single digit numbers
Subtract a single digit number from a single digit number

Single digit from double
Subtract single digit numbers from double digit numbers

Double digit from double digit
Subtract double digit numbers from double digit numbers

Number bonds to 50
Use the stated number bonds to work out the subtraction

Number bonds to 100
Use the stated number bonds to 100 to work out the subtractions

Missing number problems
Work out the missing number for these single digit minus single digit subtractions

Calculate the missing answer for these 2 digits minus 1 digit subtractions

Two single digit numbers
Choose the two subtractions that give the same answer

Single and double digit
Choose the two subtractions that give the same answer

How many items
Use subtraction to find how many items a person has if you know the total number of items

How many are left?
Use subtraction to find out the number of items that are left when some items are removed

Age 7 - 8 (9 topics)

Single digit from single
Subtract a single digit number from another single digit number

Single digit from double
Subtract a single digit number from a double digit number

Double digit from double digit
Subtract a double digit number from a double digit number

Missing number problems
Work out the missing number for these double digit minus single digit subtractions

Calculate the missing answer for these double digit minus single digit subtractions

Single and double digits
Choose the two subtractions that give the same answer

Both double digits
Choose the two subtraction sums that give the same answer

How many more?
Use subtraction to find how many more items one person has than the other person

How many are left?
Use subtraction to find out the number of items that are remaining

Age 8 - 9 (10 topics)

Rounding up to subtract
Identify the correct adjustment to make after rounding up to subtract

Rounding down to subtract
Pick the adjustment required after rounding down to subtract

Rounding up both numbers
Pick the correct subtraction after rounding up and adjusting

Single and double digits
Choose the two subtractions that give the same answer

Both double digits
Choose the two subtraction sums that give the same answer

Subtract 2 digit numbers
Choose the correct missing number for these formal double digit number subtractions

3 digit number minus 2 digit number
Calculate the answer for these 3 digits minus 2 digits formal written subtractions

Subtract 3 digit numbers
Choose the correct missing number for these formal 3 digit number subtractions

How many more?
Use subtraction to find how many more items one person has than the other person

How many are left?
Use subtraction to find out the number of items that are remaining

Age 9 - 10 (19 topics)

2 digits numbers
Use mental calculations to subtract two double digit numbers

3 digits numbers
Use mental calculations to subtract two 3 digit numbers

Round up to subtract
Pick the adjustment required after rounding up to subtract

Round down to subtract
Pick the adjustment required after rounding down to subtract

Rounding up or down
Pick the correct subtraction after rounding and adjusting up or down

Subtract double digit numbers
Choose the correct missing number for the subtraction

3 digit number minus 2 digit number
Find the missing number for these 3 digits minus 2 digits formal written subtractions

Two 3 digit numbers
Choose the correct missing number for the subtraction

Decimal numbers
Choose the missing number for these formal written subtractions with decimal numbers

How many more?
Use subtraction to find how many more items someone has

How many are left?
Use subtraction to find out the number of items that are remaining

Change from five pounds
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a five pound note

Change from ten pounds
Identify the correct change when items are purchased with a ten pound note

Change from twenty pounds
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a twenty pound note

Change from fifty pounds
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a fifty pound note

Change from five dollars
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a five dollar bill

Change from ten dollars
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a ten dollar bill

Change from twenty dollars
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a twenty dollar bill

Change from fifty dollars
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a fifty dollar bill

Age 10 - 11 (15 topics)

Two digit numbers
Estimate by rounding double digit subtractions to 1 significant figure

Three digit numbers
Estimate by rounding 3 digit subtractions to 1 significant figure

Four digit numbers
Estimate subtractions by rounding 4 digit numbers to 1 significant figure

Subtract double digit numbers
Choose the correct missing number for these formal double digit number subtractions

3 digits minus 2 digits
Choose the correct missing number for the subtraction

3 digits minus 3 digits
Choose the correct missing number for the subtraction

Decimal numbers
Choose the missing number for these formal written subtractions with decimal numbers

How many more?
Use subtraction to find how many more items someone has

How many are left?
Use subtraction to find out the number of items remaining

Change from ten pounds
Identify the correct change when items are purchased with a ten pound note

Change from twenty pounds
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a twenty pound note

Change from fifty pounds
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a fifty pound note

Change from ten dollars
Identify the correct change when items are purchased with a ten dollar bill

Change from twenty dollars
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a twenty dollar bill

Change from fifty dollars
Identify the correct change when purchasing items with a fifty dollar bill

Each of our maths topics for beginner (Age 1 to Age 6) are made up of between 6 and 20 question and answer pairs (both the written form and a robot voice speaking those questions and answers). Each topic can be used with all the activities on the site.