# Maths: 24/03/20 Subtraction Word Problems

Good morning Year Two! Today we are going to continue practising subtraction word problems. You can use our number line strategy or any other strategy that works for you!

Let’s work this one out together:

Remember the steps for our number line strategy:

• Step 1: Write the number sentence
• Step 2: Circle the operation (the – symbol)
• Step 3: Draw your numberline using a ruler
• Step 4: Put your biggest number at the END of your numberline.
• Step 5: Partition the smaller number into tens and ones
• Step 6: Draw your big ‘ten’ jumps on the numberline counting backwards in 10s.
• Step 7: Draw your little ‘one’ jumps on your numberline counting backwards in 1’s.
• Step 8: Circle the number you end on to find the answer.

Now it’s your turn! Solve these subtraction word problems using the number line strategy or another strategy of your choice (you could use objects around the house to help you check your answers too).

Challenge: Create your own subtraction word problems and use your number line strategy to solve them!

## 18 thoughts on “Maths: 24/03/20 Subtraction Word Problems”

1. WWW. was solving the word problems.
EBI. If it was more challenging.

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2. Chloe says:

I liked making my own subtraction word problems.

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1. mszfaucher says:

Great work Chole.

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3. tyler rogers says:

I really enjoyed doing number lines www

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1. mszfaucher says:

Excellent Tyler. I’m glad that you do.

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4. tyler rogers says:

I really enjoyed doing number lines hope every one has fun

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1. mszfaucher says:

I’m so glad that you are enjoying doing maths at home Tyler and finding it fun too!

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5. Thomas Humphrey says:

I enjoyed it so much!

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6. jalon says:

I used my inference skills to answer the questions

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1. mszfaucher says:

Well done Jalon!

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7. Amarachi says:

Hi Ama,
I did my shoe box
Amarachi Owl

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1. mszfaucher says:

Well done Amarachi!

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8. Nora says:

WWW-I could solve them
EBI-there were a couple of trickier ones

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9. Zara had 30 pencils and Chloe had 18 pencils. How many more pencils does Zara have?
Answer 12 – I used pencils to help.

WWW – I am good at maths. i liked this
EBI – If there are harder questions.

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10. alannahrobertson says:

I liked the Maths lesson today because I got everything right today hooray!

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1. mszfaucher says:

Well done Alannah. I’m really please that you enjoyed the lesson.

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11. dyers080.306 says:

I found `the word problems easy on a number line .
I got it all right !

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