Worksheet: Subtracting from 3, 4, and 5

In this worksheet, we will practice using pictures and subtraction equations to show all the different ways to take away from the numbers 3, 4, and 5.

Q1:

Which number sentence is equal to 2?

  • A52
  • B41
  • C51
  • D42
  • E32

Q2:

Isabella has shown two ways to subtract from 4.

Find another way to take away from 4. What number is missing?

Find another way to take away from 4. What number is missing?

Find another way to take away from 4. Write the equation.

  • A44=4
  • B44=0

Q3:

Ethan has 5 candies. He eats 3 of them.

Write the subtraction expression that shows how many candies are left.

  • A52
  • B83
  • C32
  • D53

How many candies are left?

Q4:

Someone ate 1 of their 3 bananas. Write the subtraction sentence that shows how many are left.

  • A31=2.
  • B32=2.
  • C31=1.

Q5:

Find the missing equation.

  • A53=2
  • B52=4
  • C53=3
  • D53=1
  • E52=3

Q6:

Write the subtraction sentence that describes the model.

  • A53=3
  • B52=3
  • C52=2
  • D53=2

Q7:

Look at the part–whole model.

Write the calculation we carry out to find the missing number.

  • A3+1
  • B31
  • C43
  • D32

What is the missing number?

Q8:

Find the missing equation.

  • A42=2
  • B43=1
  • C41=3
  • D42=1
  • E43=2

Q9:

Pick the missing model.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

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