Custom math worksheets at your fingertips # Details for problem "Columnar subtraction"

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Elementary School, Primary School.

## Example ## Description

A series of natural positive numbers have to be subtracted with borrow/ without borrow in written columnar form.

This customizable problem providing visual representations of columnar subtraction will allow young mathematicians to grip columnar subtraction concepts. This is a simple task to exercise the columnar subtraction concept with/ without borrows independently, either in the classroom or as a homework assignment. It can also be generated according to the differentiated ability for grades 3 to 5.

Boost the subtraction skills by practicing these worksheets with the following added values.

1. Revise the subtraction of 2 or more numbers.
2. Learn to subtract columnar digits with/ without carries.
3. Observe and understand the concept of writing numbers in columns to subtract.
4. Lay a foundation to use subtraction skills in future Maths.

These worksheets can be customized for different age groups as per requirement.

• The number of problems can range from 1 to 10.
• The number of subtrahends can be selected from 1 to 3.
• The number of places for the subtrahends can be chosen from 2 to 4.
• Concerning borrows, it may be specified that
• no borrows may occur
• borrows may only occur every other digit so that a column where a borrow has been incorporated will never produce another borrow
• borrows may occur randomly.

The method shown in the solution key is the Austrian method. The answer key consists of solutions to all problems.

Download free printable worksheets for this math problem here. The worksheet contains the problems only, the solution sheet includes the answers. Just click on the respective link.

• Worksheet 1 Solution sheet with answers
• Worksheet 2 Solution sheet with answers
• Worksheet 3 Solution sheet with answers

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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
Number of subtrahends
1, 2, 3
Number of places
2, 3, 4
Borrows
never, max every other digit, yes

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