# Worksheet: Missing Numbers in Subtraction Equations

In this worksheet, we will practice finding any missing number in a subtraction equation when subtracting within 10.

**Q1: **

A young girl has 5 books in her library, and she read 2 of them. How many books does she still have to read?

- A7 books
- B5 books
- C3 books
- D2 books

**Q4: **

Goblins were attacking a castle. After 6 goblins were defeated, there were 3 left. How many goblins were there at the start?

**Q5: **

Find the missing number.

**Q6: **

How many blocks do you have to take away so that the number of blocks on each side is equal?

**Q7: **

Complete the following:

is 3.

**Q8: **

William had $6. He drank coffee for . Now he has $1.

How much did the coffee cost?

**Q9: **

Find the number that makes the equation correct.

**Q10: **

Mason drew this model to check that 9 is the missing number in the equation.

When he took away 3 from 9, he was left with 6.

Find the missing number in this equation.

Draw a model to check your answer.