Worksheet: Subtracting Ones from Teen Numbers: Making Ten

In this worksheet, we will practice subtracting a one-digit number from a teen number when we cross a ten by subtracting the ones in two steps.


We can make 10 to help us subtract.

Pick the calculation that matches 146.

  • A144
  • B1442
  • C106

Fill in the blank: 146=.


Which subtraction sentence is equal to 189?

  • A198
  • B918
  • C110
  • D819
  • E101


Sophia is subtracting by making 10.

Which calculation should she do first?

  • A132=11
  • B133=10

Which calculation should she do next?

  • A10+2=8
  • B102=8


Daniel subtracted 7 from 13 by first making 10.

Now, he wants to subtract 8 from 12.

Which number should he write in the blue circle?

Which number should he write in the red circle?

What is 128?


Olivia wants to find 137.

What number should she write in both boxes?

What is 137?


We can make 10 to help us subtract.

Fill in all the missing numbers.

  • A
  • B
  • C


Daniel started with 16.

He took away 6 to make 10, then took away 2 more.

Pick a calculation that is the same as what Daniel did.

  • A164
  • B166
  • C168


Look at how Michael made 10 to help him subtract.

Use his method to find the answer.

Help him finish this new calculation.

What should he do next to find 137?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Find the answer.


What is 16 take away 7?


Emma was asked to solve 158.

She wrote

Is her solution correct?

  • ANo
  • BYes


David tried to solve 178 by using the facts about making 10, but he got the answer wrong.

His teacher circled the mistake in his answer. Help him by finding 178.


What is 147?


Calculate 134.


This is a subtraction machine.

It subtracts 7 from any number you put in.

What number will come out?

What number will come out?

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