Subtraction: Lesson for Kids


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Solve this problem: 593 - 437 = ___.

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1. Which answer is NOT a step of subtraction?

2. When we borrow during subtraction, where do we borrow from?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Subtraction lets us compare the difference between numbers. The quiz that accompanies this lesson will have you answer questions about the general idea of subtraction, and you will also have to solve a few equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you determine if you are able to:

  • Identify the steps in the subtraction process
  • Solve subtraction problems
  • Explain the idea of 'borrowing'

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - solve several math equations
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about subtraction
  • Knowledge application - use what you have read to answer questions about the steps of subtraction

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this math operation by reviewing the lesson called Subtraction: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will teach you how to:

  • Set up a subtraction problem
  • Determine whether or not the equation requires borrowing
  • Assign numbers a place value