# Lesson Worksheet: Subtracting Tens Mathematics • 1st Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting a multiple of ten from a multiple of ten and model this with place value equipment.

Q1:

Six 10s take away two 10s is .

• Afive 10s
• Btwo 10s
• Cfour 10s

Q2:

Nader is using ten frames to skip count backward by 10.

Nader says, “Seven tens subtract five tens equals three tens.” Is he correct?

• ANo
• BYes

What mistake did he make?

• AHe subtracted four tens only.
• BHe subtracted four ones only.
• CHe subtracted three tens only.

Q3:

Find the difference between 40 and 20. Use the ten frames to help you. Q4:

Michael is subtracting tens. Find the missing numbers.

8 tens take away 3 tens is tens.

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Q5:

Subtract to find the difference.

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Subtract to find the difference.

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Q7:

Madison baked 6 trays of cupcakes.

Count in tens to find how many cupcakes she made. Her friends ate two trays of cupcakes. How many cupcakes were eaten?

Subtract to find how many cupcakes are left.

Q8:

Complete the following: .