Lesson Worksheet: Subtraction Stories Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice using counters to interpret and represent subtraction stories.

Q1:

You helped your mom bake 10 cookies. 3 of your friends ate one cookie each. How many are left?

Q2:

Bandar had 4 apples. He ate 2 of them. How many apples were left?

Q3:

You had 7 balloons. If 4 of them popped, how many do you have now?

Q4:

4 bees were flying around a flower. Then, 2 of the bees flew away.

How many bees are left?

Q5:

There are 4 frogs in a lake, and then 3 frogs jump away. How many are left?

Q6:

A dolphin is playing with 6 balls. If he drops 4 balls, how many will be left?

Q7:

Bandar has 8 pieces of candy. He gives his friends 3 of them. How many pieces of candy does he have?

Q8:

A clown is playing with 9 balls. 2 balls fall. How many balls are left?

Q9:

If we have 5 carrots and a rabbit eats 3 of them, how many carrots are left?

Q10:

Dima had 2 balloons. 1 of them was lost. How many balloons were left?

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