How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples


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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It's important to know the steps that go into subtraction before solving problems. In this quiz, you'll be given a series of problems and be asked to recall those steps and subtract.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This subtraction quiz is here for you to test your ability to:

  • Recall the symbol for subtraction
  • Subtract two numbers
  • Use the steps of subtraction to subtract three numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from the most relevant information found in the lesson on subtraction
  • Problem solving - use what you know to subtract two or three numbers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge about working from left to right to subtract

Additional Learning

You can learn more and get more practice by using our lesson called How to Perform Subtraction: Steps & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define subtraction
  • Provide examples of how to view subtraction
  • Explain the steps for subtracting more than two numbers