# Worksheet on Subtraction

## Practice Questions on Subtraction

### Solved Questions on Subtraction

1. What is the difference between 18 and 6?

a) 12
b) 1
c) 10
d) 7

Explanation: We need to find the difference between 18 and 6. For performing subtraction in columns, place the greater value at the top and the smaller value below it.
18 - 6 = 12
8 - 6 = 2 and 1 - 0 = 1 Hence, 18 - 6 = 12.

2. You bought 9 cupcakes for your birthday party and your friends ate 7 cupcakes. Now, how many cupcakes are left?

a) 5
b) 4
c) 2
d) 1

Explanation: When 7 is subtracted from 9, the difference comes out to be 2.

3. Subtract 14 from 45.

a) 15
b) 18
c) 21
d) 31

Explanation: Using the non-regrouping method, we first start from the right side and subtract 4 from 5.
5 − 4 = 1

The difference comes out to be 1.
We then proceed toward the numbers under the tens column.
We subtract 1 from 4.
4 - 1 = 3
The difference comes out to be 3.

4. Mike bought 15 pens from a shop on Monday. He gave 4 pens to Will on Tuesday. How many pens are left with Mike?

a) 15
b 12
c) 11
d) 9

Explanation: Pens bought by Mike = 15
Pens given to Will by Mike = 4
Number of pens left with Mike = 15 - 4 = 11

5. Ron bought 35 eggs and out of them, 23 were rotten. How many eggs were good?

a) 12
b) 11
c) 10
d) 9