# Worksheet: The Subtraction Symbol

In this worksheet, we will practice reading, writing, and modeling subtraction expressions with numbers up to 10 and representing subtraction using the minus sign.

Q1:

There are 6 cars. Take away the red cars. How many are blue?

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Which figure is missing from the sequence? • A • B • C Q6:

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Subtract 5 from 8. Q8:

There are 4 frogs. If 2 jump away, how many are left? Q9: Q10:

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You had a bag of 10 candies and you ate 3. Which of these tells you how many candies are left in the bag?

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• B
• C

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Subtract 7 from 8. Q16:

The following model represents 8 minus 3. What is the subtraction sentence that matches the model?

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• B
• C

What is 8 minus 3 equal to?

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Evaluate: Q18:

This model represents 8 minus 2. Which subtraction expression fits the given model?

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• B
• C

Complete: 8 minus 2 is .

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What will we get if we take away 3 from 9? Q20:

There are five birds in the nest. Two of them fly away. Choose the subtraction expression that models this story. • A
• B
• C