Practice the set of questions given in the worksheet on operation of subtraction. The questions are based on subtracting numbers to find the difference between the two numbers, subtraction using the properties and word problems on subtraction.

**1.** Subtract by counting backwards:

(i) 16 – 15 =

(ii) 26 – 16 =

(iii) 125 – 5 =

**2.** Subtract the following:

(i) 59 – 26 =

(ii) 67 – 9 =

(iii) 96 – 39 =

(iv) 60 – 38 =

(v) 832 – 521 =

(vi) 939 – 547 =

(vii) 867 – 569 =

(viii) 543 – 267 =

**3.** Find two subtraction facts for the addition facts:

(i) 18 + 7 = 25

(ii) 38 + 12 = 50

**4.** Fill in the blanks:

(i) 27 - ……….. = 27

(ii) 376 - ……….. = 0

(iii) 272 – 272 = ………..

(iv) ……….. – 418 = 0

**5.** My brother had $158. He spent $ 69 in the market. How much money
does he have now?

**6.** Rod had $165. He spent $24 in buying a notebook and $127 for a bag.
How much money does he have now?

**7.** Add 75 and 29 and from the sum subtract 67.

**8.** (i) By how much is 350 greater than 250?

(ii) What should be added to 444 to get 666?

(iii) What should be taken out from 765 to get 567?

(iv) What should be subtracted from 531 to get 135?

Answers for the worksheet on operation of subtraction are given below to check the exact answers of the above questions to find the difference.

**Answers:**

**1.** (i) 1

(ii) 10

(iii) 120

**2.** (i) 33

(ii) 58

(iii) 57

(iv) 22

(v) 311

(vi) 392

(vii) 298

(viii) 276

**3.** (i) 25 – 18 = 7, 25 – 7 = 18

(ii) 50 – 38 = 12, 50 – 12 = 38

**4.** (i) 0

(ii) 376

(iii) 0

(iv) 418

**5.** $89

**6.** $14

**7.** 37

**8.** (i) 100

(ii) 222

(iii) 198

(iv) 396

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