
At The Table
Count And Write In The Boxes
Out of 8 bananas 5 five bananas were eaten.
How many bananas are left?
3 bananas are left.
"When some things are taken away, they are being subtracted".
 The ''sign shows subtraction.
 Use the sign '' instead of 'take away'.
Cross Out, Say, And Write
 Form 9, take away 3.
 say 9 minus 3 equal 6 or write 9  3 = 6
 From 6, take away 4.
 Say 6 minus 4 equals 2
 Write 6  4 = 2
 Form 7, take away 5.
 say 7 minus 5 equal 2 or write 7  2 = 2
 From 9, take away 5.
 Say 9 minus 5 equal 4.
 Write 9  5 = 4
 From 5, take away 2.
 Say 5 minus 2 equal 3 or write 5  2 = 3
 Form 4, take away 3.
 say 4 minus 3 equal 1 or write 4  3 = 1
Subtracting One
 Out of 7 oranges, 1 is eaten. How many are left?
 "When we subtract 1 from a number, we get the number just before the given number".
Subtract 1 And Write The Numbers In The Boxes
Subtracting Zero
 There are 4 biscuits. None is eaten.
 How many biscuits are left?
 4 biscuits are left.So,
Subtraction On The Number Line
 John had 10 balloons. He gave 3 balloons to his friend. How many are left with him?
 Start at 10. Then go backwards to 3 spaces.
 You will reach 7. So,
Use The Number Lines To Subtract
Subtraction On The Abacus
 Subtract 3 from 4.
 Put 4 beads on the abacus. Cross out 3 beads.
 1 bead is left.So,
Draw The Beads On The Abacus And Subtract
 5  2 = 3
 6  1 = 5
 8  4 = 4
Backward Counting For Subtraction
Subtract 4 from 6 by using the number strip.
 Keep your finger on 6 on the number strip.
 Then move the finger backward by 4 spaces. You will reach 2.So,
Use The Number Strip To Subtract And Write The Numbers In The Boxes
 9  4 = 5
 7  5 = 2
 8  7 = 1
 9  2 = 7
 6  5 = 1
 8  1 = 7
Subtracting A Number From Itself
 Subtract 7 from 7 using the number strip.
 Keep your finger on 7 on the number strip, and then move it backward by 7 spaces. You will reach 0.So,
"When a number is subtracted from itself, the answer is always zero".
Use The Number Strip To Subtract And Write The Answers In The Boxes
Vertical Subtraction
"Numbers can also be subtracted vertically which is known as vertical subtraction".
We can see that, the answer remains the same if the subtraction is done vertically or horizontally.
Subtract The Following
Subtraction Facts
Cross Out, Count And Write
Word Problems
Subtract And Write The Numbers In The Boxes
 There are 5 flowers in a vase, 2 flowers dried. How many flowers are left?
So, 3 flowers are left in the vase.
 There were 7 cars in the garage. Out of which 5 cars moved away. How many cars are left?
2 cars are left in the garage.
Making Both Sides The Same
 "="is an equal sign. An equal sign means both sides are the same.For example:
 2 is the same as 1 + 1
 6 is the same as 4 + 2
 8 is the same as 5 + 3
Fill In The Boxes To Make Both Sides The Same