# 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.

**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

**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?

- ADogs
- 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