Subtraction Word Problems
Today we will be practising solving subtraction word problems. I would like you to calculate the answers by using column subtraction.
Have a look at the posters below to remind yourself how to use the column method and how to set out your work.
Remember to think carefully when subtracting a 2-digit number from a 3-digit number. Make sure you line up the hundreds, tens and ones correctly. Look at this example below:
343 - 18 =
Choose one or more of the below Challenge Choices to complete.
Spicy: Problems involving adding 2-digit numbers with no regrouping
Hot & Spicy: Problems involving subtracting 2-digit numbers with some regrouping
Mega Hot: Problems involving subtracting 2-digit numbers with regrouping
Are You Nuts?!: Problems involving subtracting 2- and 3-digit numbers with regrouping
Extension: Problems involving adding 3-digit numbers with regrouping