How to Balance Subtraction Equations


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Which of the following subtraction equations is balanced?

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Find the missing value.

230 - ? = 50 - 20


What is the missing value for the following equation?

71 - 9 = ? - 18

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Realize what you understand about balancing subtraction equations. You'll be tested on concepts like subtraction equations that are balanced and finding a missing value.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer the quiz questions to see your ability to:

  • Solve problems
  • Subtract whole numbers
  • Balance equations

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills from the quiz and worksheet:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to balance subtraction equations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding balanced equations and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to find the missing value in an equation

Additional Learning

To learn more about the subject study the lesson entitled How to Balance Subtraction Equations. It teaches the following objectives:

  • Define subtraction equation
  • Realize how to make both sides of an equation equal
  • Analyze examples of subtraction equations