This post is a collection of subtraction questions where you have to form a number using subtraction methodology.

In each question we will ask you to form a number and you have to select the correct subtraction sentence which will give the desired results.

All the questions are completely solved with detailed explanation which will help the kids to reinforce the subtraction concept and make them confident to solve other related questions in the worksheet.

**Make Number using Subtraction**

(01) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 1 ?

(a) 5 – 4

(b) 6 – 6

(c) 4 – 2

(d) 1 – 1

Solution

**Option (a) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 5

Step 2: Take four jump towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 1

hence, **5 – 4 = 1** is the required solution

(02) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 3 ?

(a) 5 – 1

(b) 6 – 4

(c) 6 – 3

(d) 5 – 4

Solution

**Option (c) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 6

Step 2: Take three jump towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 3

hence,**6 – 3 = 3** is the required solution

(03) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 6 ?

(a) 8 – 1

(b) 7 – 1

(c) 6 – 1

(d) 5 – 1

Solution

**Option (b) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 7

Step 2: Take one jump towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 6

hence, **7 – 1 = 6** is the required solution

(04) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 1 ?

(a) 8 – 4

(b) 7 – 5

(c) 6 – 2

(d) 7 – 6

Solution

**Option (d) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 7

Step 2: Take six jump towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 1

hence, **7 – 6 = 1** is the required solution

(05) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 5 ?

(a) 8 – 6

(b) 8 – 5

(c) 8 – 3

(d) 8 – 4

Solution

**Option (c) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 8

Step 2: Take three jump towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 5

hence, **8 – 3 = 5** is the required solution

(06) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 3 ?

(a) 9 – 6

(b) 8 – 6

(c) 9 – 3

(d) 8 – 7

Solution

**Option (a) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 9

Step 2: Take six jump towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 3

hence, **9 – 6 = 3** is the required solution

(07) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 0 ?

(a) 5 – 4

(b) 4 – 4

(c) 7 – 5

(d) 8 – 7

Solution

**Option (b) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 4

Step 2: Take four jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 0

hence, **4 – 4 = 0** is the required solution

(08) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 3 ?

(a) 8 – 3

(b) 8 – 7

(c) 8 – 6

(d) 8 – 5

Solution

**Option (d) is the right answer**

This subtraction sentence can be explained using following number line

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 8

Step 2: Take five jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 3

hence, **8 – 5 = 3** is the required solution

(09) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 7 ?

(a) 10 – 4

(b) 10 – 5

(c) 11 – 4

(d) 11 – 5

Solution

**Option (c) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 11

Step 2: Take seven jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 4

hence,**11 – 7 = 4** is the required solution

(10) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 5 ?

(a) 10 – 4

(b) 10 – 5

(c) 11 – 4

(d) 11 – 5

Solution

**Option (b) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 10

Step 2: Take five jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 5

hence, **10 – 5 = 5** is the required solution

(11) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 8 ?

(a) 12 – 4

(b) 12 – 5

(c) 12 – 6

(d) 12 – 7

Solution

**Option (a) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 12

Step 2: Take four jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 8

hence, **12 – 4 = 8** is the required solution

(12) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 3 ?

(a) 8 – 4

(b) 7 – 5

(c) 7 – 4

(d) 8 – 6

Solution

**Option (c) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 7

Step 2: Take four jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 3

hence, **7 – 4 = 3** is the required solution

(13) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 7 ?

(a) 13 – 6

(b) 13 – 7

(c) 12 – 6

(d) 12 – 8

Solution

**Option (a) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 13

Step 2: Take six jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 7

hence,**13 – 6 = 7** is the required solution

(14) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 5 ?

(a) 13 – 9

(b) 12 – 4

(c) 15 – 9

(d) 15 – 10

Solution

**Option (d) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 15

Step 2: Take ten jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 5

hence, **15 – 10 = 5** is the required solution

(15) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 1 ?

(a) 6 – 4

(b) 8 – 7

(c) 5 – 3

(d) 2 – 0

Solution

**Option (b) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 8

Step 2: Take seven jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 1

hence, **8 – 7 = 1** is the required solution

(16) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 12 ?

(a) 15 – 3

(b) 15 – 4

(c) 15 – 5

(d) 15 – 0

Solution

**Option (a) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 15

Step 2: Take three jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 12

hence, **15 – 3 = 12** is the required solution

(17) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 14 ?

(a) 15 – 5

(b) 20 – 7

(c) 20 – 6

(d) 15 – 3

Solution

**Option (c) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 20

Step 2: Take six jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 14

hence, **20 – 6 = 14** is the required solution

(18) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 9 ?

(a) 13 – 6

(b) 13 – 4

(c) 13 – 7

(d) 13 – 5

Solution

**Option (b) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 13

Step 2: Take four jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 9

hence, **13 – 4 = 9** is the required solution

(19) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 11 ?

(a) 16 – 7

(b) 16 – 3

(c) 16 – 4

(d) 16 – 5

Solution

**Option (d) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 16

Step 2: Take five jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 11

hence, **16 – 5 = 11** is the required solution

(20) Which of the following subtract sentence will make 7 ?

(a) 12 – 5

(b) 13 – 7

(c) 14 – 5

(d) 16 – 5

Solution

**Option (a) is the right answer**

The above number line can be explained by following steps:

Step 1: Start at number 12

Step 2: Take five jumps towards left

Step 3: Stop at number 7

hence, **12 – 5 = 7** is the required solution