Video: Modeling Subtraction on a Number Line to Find the Difference

Count back to subtract. Find the difference. 12 - 5 = _.

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Count back to subtract. Find the difference: 12 minus five.

We need to start at 12 on the number line and count back five places: one, two, three, four, five. We landed at number seven. 12 take away five is seven.

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