Lesson Worksheet: Counting Descendingly to Subtract Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice using counting descendingly to subtract one-digit numbers.


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.


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


Count back to find 92.


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


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

  • ATrue
  • BFalse


Complete the following: 71=.

Practice Means Progress

Download the Nagwa Practice app to access questions, unit-exams, and flashcards for your school courses.

scan me!

Nagwa uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more about our Privacy Policy.