This post is a collection of subtraction sentence questions.

In the first set of questions you have to select the right subtraction sentence for the given number line. In the number line we have provided you with subtraction representation. Your job is to understand the subtraction and frame the subtraction sentence accordingly.

In the second group of questions we have provided you with subtraction sentence and you have to select the right image which represents the subtraction sentence.

**Subtraction Sentence using Number lines**

(01) **Select the right subtraction sentence for the given number line**

(a) 5 – 3 = 2

(b) 5 – 2 = 3

(c) 5 – 1 = 4

(d) 6 – 4 = 2

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 5

Step 2 : Make three jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 2

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 5 – 3 = 2

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

(02) **Find the right subtraction sentence for the number line**

(a) 9 – 3 = 6

(b) 7 – 2 = 5

(c) 10 – 4 = 6

(d) 10 – 5 = 5

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 10

Step 2 : Make four jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 6

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 10 – 4 = 6

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

(03) **Select the right addition sentence for the given number line**

(a) 3 – 2 = 1

(b) 3 – 3 = 0

(c) 4 – 4 = 0

(d) 6 – 5 = 1

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 3

Step 2 : Make three jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 0

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 3 – 3 = 0

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

(04) **Find the right subtraction sentence from the given options**

(a) 11 – 5 = 6

(b) 11 – 8 = 3

(c) 11 – 6 = 5

(d) 11 – 7 = 4

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 11

Step 2 : Make seven jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 4

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 11 – 7 = 4

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

(05) **Find the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 12 – 4 = 8

(b) 15 – 6 = 9

(c) 14 – 5 = 9

(d) 14 – 7 = 7

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 14

Step 2 : Make five jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 9

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 14 – 5 = 9

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

(06) **Observe the number line and select the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 8 – 4 = 4

(b) 9 – 4 = 5

(c) 8 – 3 = 5

(d) 9 – 3 = 6

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 8

Step 2 : Make four jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 4

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 8 – 4 = 4

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

(07) **Find the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 8 – 4 = 4

(b) 9 – 5 = 4

(c) 9 – 3 = 6

(d) 9 – 4 = 5

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 9

Step 2 : Make five jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 4

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 9 – 5 = 4

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

(08) **Find the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 16 – 4 = 12

(b) 17 – 3 = 14

(c) 15 – 3 = 12

(d) 16 – 3 = 13

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 16

Step 2 : Make three jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 13

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 16 – 3 = 13

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

(09) **Observe the number line and select the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 11 – 7 = 4

(b) 11 – 8 = 3

(c) 10 – 7 = 3

(d) 10 – 8 = 2

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 10

Step 2 : Make seven jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 3

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 10 – 7 = 3

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

(10) **Observe the number line and select the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 9 – 7 = 2

(b) 9 – 8 = 1

(c) 10 – 7 = 3

(d) 10 – 8 = 2

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 9

Step 2 : Make eight jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 1

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 9 – 8 = 1

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

(11) **Observe the number line and select the right subtraction sentence**

(a) 12 – 5 = 7

(b) 12 – 8 = 4

(c) 10 – 3 = 7

(d) 11 – 2 = 9

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 12

Step 2 : Make five jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 7

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 12 – 5 = 7

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

(12)** Select the right subtraction sentence for the below number line**

(a) 19 – 4 = 15

(b) 20 – 5 = 15

(c) 19 – 5 = 14

(d) 20 – 6 = 14

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 20

Step 2 : Make six jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 14

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 20 – 6 = 14

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

(13) **Find the right subtraction sentence for the below number line**

(a) 17 – 4 = 13

(b) 17 – 5 = 12

(c) 17 – 7 = 10

(d) 17 – 6 = 11

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 17

Step 2 : Make seven jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 10

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 17 – 7 = 10

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

(14) **Find the right subtraction sentence for the below number line**

(a) 12 – 6 = 6

(b) 13 – 7 = 6

(c) 14 – 8 = 6

(d) 15 – 9 = 6

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 12

Step 2 : Make six jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 6

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 12 – 6 = 6

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

(15)** Find the right subtraction sentence for the below number line**

(a) 5 – 4 = 1

(b) 5 – 5 = 0

(c) 4 – 3 = 1

(d) 6 – 4 = 2

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 5

Step 2 : Make four jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 1

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 5 – 4 = 1

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

(16) **Find the right subtraction sentence for the below number line**

(a) 12 – 4 = 8

(b) 11 – 3 = 8

(c) 13 – 3 = 10

(d) 13 – 4 = 9

Solution

The number line follows the below steps

Step 1: Start at number 11

Step 2 : Make three jumps towards left

Step 3 : Stop at number 8

Hence the subtraction sentence will be ⟹ 11 – 3 = 8

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

**Subtraction Sentence using Pictures**

(01) which picture shows **5 – 2 = 3** ?

Solution

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

Total number of objects = 5

Number of objects removed = 2

Difference ⟹

**5 – 2 = 3**

(02) Select the picture which shows **3 -1 = 2** ?

Solution

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

Total number of circles = 3

Number of circle removed = 1

Difference ⟹ **3 – 1 = 2**

(03) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **7 – 5 = 2 **?

Solution

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

Total number of triangles = 7

Number of circle removed = 1

Difference ⟹ **3 – 1 = 2**

(04) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **10 – 3 = 7 **?

Solution

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

Total number of objects = 10

Number of objects removed = 3

Difference ⟹ **10 – 3 = 7**

(05) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **6 – 6 = 0 **?

Solution

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

Total number of stars = 6

Number of stars removed = 6

Difference ⟹ **6 – 6 = 3**

(06) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **3 – 2 = 1 **?

Solution

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

Total number of hearts = 3

Number of hearts removed = 2

Difference ⟹ **3 – 2 = 1**

(07) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **4 – 2 = 2 **?

Solution

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

Total number of triangles = 4

Number of triangles removed = 2

Difference ⟹ **4 – 2 = 1**

(08) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **9 – 6 = 3 **?

Solution

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

Total number of stars = 9

Number of stars removed = 6

Difference ⟹ **9 – 6 = 3**

(09) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **6 – 5 = 1 **?

Solution

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

Total number of objects = 6

Number of objects removed = 5

Difference ⟹ **6 – 5 = 1**

(10) Select the picture which shows subtraction sentence **4 – 4 = 0 **?

Solution

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

Total number of objects = 4

Number of objects removed = 4

Difference ⟹ **4 – 4 = 0**