Custom math worksheets at your fingertips # Details for problem "Subtraction by filling up place values"

Quickname: 4950

Elementary School, Primary School.

## Summary

Calculate difference by stepping up each place value.

## Example ## Description

The difference of two positive whole numbers has to be calculated. In this approach this is achieved by determining the number of steps it takes to advance each of the subtrahend's place values up to the minuend's place value. This is done in ascending order, from right to left.

A sample problem with the answer shown can be given to illustrate the task.

For the minuend and subtrahend, the number of places can be selected. For the minuend's places, it can be specified that:

• any combination is permitted, as long as the subtrahend is smaller than the minuend.
• in all places, the minuend is greater than the subtrahend. This way, there will be no carries.
• the minuend is a multiple of a power of ten. This means each subtrahend's place will only have to be filled up to ten.

The number of problems can be selected.

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## Customization options for this problem

Parameter
Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Minuend places
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Minuend structure
any, every place greater/equal, multiples of powers of 10
Subtrahend places
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Sample problem
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