# Worksheet: Subtract to Compare

In this worksheet, we will practice finding the difference between two numbers and saying how much more or less one number is than another.

Q1:

There are 9 rabbits and 4 carrots. Subtract to find the difference.

• A5
• B4
• C9

There are rabbits than carrots.

• A5 fewer
• B5 more

Q2:

There are 8 cats and 5 mice. Are there fewer cats or mice?

• Amice
• Bcats

Subtract to find the difference.

• A13
• B3
• C5

There are mice than cats.

• A3 fewer
• B3 more

Q3:

There are 7 books and 5 pens.

We can subtract to find how many more books there are. There are 6 buckets and 2 spades.

Subtract to find the difference. • A8
• B2
• C4

• A4 more
• B4 fewer

Q4:

There are 6 brushes and 4 paints.

We can subtract to find how many fewer paints there are. There are 3 dogs and 7 bones.

Subtract to find the difference. • A10
• B3
• C4

There are dogs than bones.

• A4 more
• B4 fewer

Q5:

Benjamin has 6 cats and 5 cows in his farm. He asked his son to compare which is more than the other. After subtracting , his son said, “The cows are more than the cats.” Is he correct? • ANo
• BYes

Q6:

Benjamin is old. His brother is old. Find the difference between their ages.

Q7:

The same number belongs in both these boxes. What is that number?

Q8:

There are 9 frogs and 6 elephants. After subtracting to find the difference, there are frogs than elephants.

• A3 more
• B3 fewer

Q9:

There are 5 sheep and 7 dogs. Subtract to find the difference: .

Are there more sheep or dogs?

• BSheep

Q10:

There are 5 books and 3 bags. Subtract to find the difference: .

Are there fewer books or bags?

• ABags
• BBooks

Q11:

There are 3 red balloons and 5 blue balloons. What is the difference between 5 and 3?

• A4
• B3
• C2

Are there fewer red balloons or blue balloons?

• ABlue balloons
• BRed balloons

There are blue balloons than red balloons.

• A2 fewer
• B2 more

Q12:

There are 5 rats and 3 pieces of cheese. There are pieces of cheese than rats.

• A2 more
• B2 fewer