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Subtracting 2-Digit Numbers Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: 3 - 4

Practice 2-digit subtraction with regrouping with this drill and practice worksheet.

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This 8-problem subtraction worksheet is best used as independent practice of the subtraction algorithm.

Students will solve the 2-digit subtraction sentences to find the difference, which has a letter of the alphabet associated with it. Then they will use their answers to solve the riddle at the bottom of the worksheet by writing the letter that corresponds to each difference.

Subtracting 2-Digit Numbers Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips 

Got fast finishersEncourage students in need of an additional challenge to write word problems to accompany each of the subtraction equations on the worksheet.

For students who need extra support, you may wish to provide manipulatives (such as blocks or counters) or a hundreds chart to assist students in completing the equations.

Preparing This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

This resource was created by Allie Kleijnjans, a teacher in Pennsylvania and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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  • Lyndal Bland

    the numerical answers are correct but the code at the bottom of the pages is incorrect. e.g. the number "66" is supposed to coinside with the letter "a" but the subtraction answer is 25 whichisn't even an option for the code

    • Paul (Teach Starter)

      Hi Lyndal, Thanks for letting us know. We'll get right onto that and fix the problem.