# Subtraction Flashcards

Subtraction Flashcards
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Solve: 24 - 7 =
17
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Solve: 15 - 8 =
7
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Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: Five take away four is equal to 1.
5 - 4 = 1
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Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: Benny is 6 years old and his sister is one year old. There is a five year difference between them.
6 - 1 = 5
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Solve: 7 - 3 =
4
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Solve: 4 - 2 =
2
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Solve: 9 - 3 =
6
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Solve: 5 - 1 =
4
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Solve: 6 - 4 =
2
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Solve: 7 - 7 =
0
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Solve: 8 - 3 =
5
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Solve: 9 - 7 =
2
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Borrow
The act of taking one from the digit to the left of the current minuend, counting it as a ten, and giving it to the digit to the right of it.
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Difference
The answer to a subtraction problem.
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Subtrahend
The part that is being taken away in a subtraction sentence.
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Minuend
The beginning of a subtraction sentence.
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Subtraction
The operation that tells you to take away one amount from another. It is the inverse of addition.
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## Flashcard Content Overview

Subtraction is one of the fundamental operations of mathematics. Are you aware of what the different components of a subtraction sentence are called? Do you know what terms can be found in word problems that indicate subtraction is being used? This flashcard set will take you through the vocabulary that surrounds the operation of subtraction, as well as subtraction problems with varying ranges of difficulty. You will find practice with both single and double digit numbers that sometimes require you to borrow to find solutions. A few questions even ask for you to create subtraction sentences based on the vocabulary in a given scenario. Challenge yourself by improving your mental math with this subtraction set!

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Back
Subtraction
The operation that tells you to take away one amount from another. It is the inverse of addition.
Minuend
The beginning of a subtraction sentence.
Subtrahend
The part that is being taken away in a subtraction sentence.
Difference
The answer to a subtraction problem.
Borrow
The act of taking one from the digit to the left of the current minuend, counting it as a ten, and giving it to the digit to the right of it.
Solve: 9 - 7 =
2
Solve: 8 - 3 =
5
Solve: 7 - 7 =
0
Solve: 6 - 4 =
2
Solve: 5 - 1 =
4
Solve: 9 - 3 =
6
Solve: 4 - 2 =
2
Solve: 7 - 3 =
4
Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: Benny is 6 years old and his sister is one year old. There is a five year difference between them.
6 - 1 = 5
Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: Five take away four is equal to 1.
5 - 4 = 1
Solve: 15 - 8 =
7
Solve: 24 - 7 =
17
Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: Matthew built a block tower that was 11 inches high. Shawna built one that was 9 inches high. Matthew's tower was 2 inches taller than Shawna's.
11 - 9 = 2
Solve: 33 - 6 =
27
Solve: 19 - 5 =
14
Solve: 16 - 3 =
13
Solve: 57 - 2 =
55
Solve: 61 - 4 =
57
Solve: 78 - 8 =
70
Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: Marquise had \$46 dollars but he spent \$5 on ice cream. He has \$41 dollars left.
46 - 5 = 41
Solve: 95 - 37 =
58
Solve: 39 - 16 =
23
Solve: 24 - 20 =
4
Solve: 30 - 23 =
7
Solve: 19 - 11 =
8
Solve: 78 - 34 =
44
Solve: 61 - 17 =
44
Solve: 38 - 10 =
28
Solve: 40 - 19 =
21
Write a subtraction sentence that illustrates the following scenario: The beach is 55 miles away, but you stopped to get something to eat after 29 miles. You have 26 miles left in your trip.
55 - 29 = 26

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