Subtract Within 20 Worksheets

About These 15 Worksheets

Subtraction is one of the most important operations in math, along with addition, multiplication, and division. It’s a fancy way of saying “taking away”. If you have 5 apples and eat 2, you subtract 2 from 5 and end up with 3 apples. That’s subtraction!

These subtract within 20 worksheets help you practice this crucial skill, making you faster and more accurate. These worksheets have lots of exercises that require you to subtract numbers that are less than or equal to 20. For example, you might see 17 – 4 or 9 – 9. As you complete these exercises, you’ll become a subtraction superstar, able to solve these problems in no time.

Now, let’s take a peek at the different types of exercises you’d find on these worksheets:

Simple Subtraction Problems – These are straightforward subtraction problems where you have to subtract one number from another. You’ll see problems like 15 – 7 or 20 – 13. This helps you get comfortable with the process of subtraction.

Fill in the Blanks – In these exercises, you might see a problem like “__ – 8 = 5”. Your task is to figure out what number should go in the blank. This helps you to understand subtraction in a deeper way.

Missing Subtrahend or Minuend Problems – In these problems, you’ll see something like “12 – __ = 4” or “__ – 5 = 7”. Your job is to find the missing number, also known as the subtrahend (the number being subtracted) or the minuend (the number from which another number is subtracted). This makes your brain flexible and sharp, thinking of subtraction in different ways.

True or False Problems – These problems show you a subtraction problem and an answer, and you have to decide if it’s correct. For example, you might see “16 – 9 = 8. True or False?” These problems help you check your understanding and accuracy in subtraction.

Picture Problems – Here, you’ll see pictures, such as ten flowers, with four of them crossed out. You need to subtract to find how many are left. This type of problem helps you visualize subtraction, which can make it easier to understand.

Each of these exercises is like a different path on a treasure map, leading you to the riches of better subtraction skills. They help you understand what subtraction looks like, how to do it accurately, and how it’s used in real life. They also make your brain more flexible, as you learn to think about subtraction in different ways.

Subtract Within 20 Worksheets are like your training ground for becoming a subtraction champion. As you work through the puzzles and problems, you get better and better, and subtraction becomes easy. Before you know it, you’ll be helping others, solving everyday problems, and maybe even inventing your own math puzzles! Remember, every subtraction wizard started where you are now, and with these worksheets, you’re on your way to becoming a math wizard too!