Lesson Worksheet: Subtracting by Counting Back: Numbers up to 10 Mathematics • 1st Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting within 10 by counting back from the starting number.


To find 7 take away 4, we can start at 7 and count backward 4.

Finish counting backward to find the answer to 7 take away 4.


Complete the following: 71=.


Complete the missing values in the figure below from the left to the right.

  • A3, 2, 1
  • B3, 4, 3
  • C3, 2, 0
  • D3, 4, 1
  • E3, 2, 3


Write the subtraction equation.

  • A61=3
  • B63=3
  • C63=2
  • D64=3


Count back to find 94.


There were 9 balls in a box. Then, 5 of them were removed. How many balls are left?


Jennifer is playing a game using number cards. She steps on a number and jumps to land on another number. If Jennifer steps on number 8 and jumps backward 6 jumps, which number will she land on?


True or False: If Liam has 9 pens and he gives 6 to his friend, then he has 3 left.

  • ATrue
  • BFalse

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