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Subtraction in Year 5 (age 9-10)

A great collection of pages on mental and written subtraction for Year 5.

A key aspect of subtraction in Year 5 is to, ‘subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers’. Of course, there comes a point where it is much more sensible to use written methods of subtraction, but it is surprising what can be achieved by calculating ‘in your head’.

The standard written method should be used confidently, with crossing both the hundreds and tens boundaries.

Revise Subtraction Skills

Revise mental subtraction skills

Mental Subtraction Skills

Develop the use of mental methods of subtraction.

Written Subtraction

Developing the use of the formal methods of subtraction.

Problem Solving

Problem solving using subtraction.

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