What is Repeated Subtraction?


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1. If 56 / 8 = 7 with a remainder of 0, how many times do I have to subtract 8 from 56 to get 0?

2. It is a fact that 5 x 4 = 20. Based on this, how many copies of 4 would I have to add up to get 20?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to measure your understanding of repeated subtraction. You will need to complete several word problems that involve this mathematical concept to complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz was designed to assess your ability to:

  • Use repeated addition
  • Apply repeated subtraction in mathematics
  • Complete problems using mathematical formulas

Skills Practiced

These questions will give you the chance to work on the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on repeated subtraction
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve repeated subtraction practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read statements regarding algebraic formulas and interpret if they are true

Additional Learning

You can access further information about this subject by studying the lesson that accompanies this quiz, titled What is Repeated Subtraction? This lesson was designed to give you the chance to learn more about:

  • The relationship between multiplication and division
  • How multiplication can be seen as repeated addition
  • Vocabulary words associated with division
  • Steps for performing repeated subtraction