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

Q2:

Fill in the blank: 3=2.

Q3:

Fill in the blank: 7=2

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:

7 is 3.