# Subtraction Sentence Worksheets || Grade 1 Math

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 ?