Subtraction Maths Worksheets for Year 6 (age 10-11)
All that earlier practice at learning subtraction facts will come in to good use this year as larger numbers and decimals are subtracted mentally. The standard written method of subtraction will be used accurately, including crossing tens, hundreds and thousands boundaries and using decimals.
Revising mental techniques to ensure fast, accurate calculating.
A quick reminder of aspects of subtraction learnt in previous years, including some tricky subtracting decimals.
Here are some problems with words. They are not difficult, but they should worked out 'in your head' as quickly as possible and be prepared to tell your teacher or parent how you did them.
Complete subtraction sentences using mental methods only.
More mental subtraction with large numbers.
Plenty of practice subtracting tens of millions mentally.
Start by subtracting 0.9 from numbers and then move on to adding or subtracting 1.9, 2.9 using the same technique.
More adding and subtracting of decimals using adjustment to the nearest whole number to make them easier.
Using knowledge of the relationship between addition and subtraction, but in some of these questions, you need to adjust the numbers a little to give you the correct answers.
Work out mentally the answers to these sets of subtraction sums. For some, write down the method used to do it.
A variety of addition and subtraction of decimals questions. Take time to ensure they are all correct.
Revising the formal written method of subtraction and working with large numbers and decimals.
Use the standard written method to subtract numbers in the thousands. Check by adding the answer to the lower number in the sum.
Subtraction crossing any of the tens, hundreds and thousands boundaries. Set them all out in the standard way.
These really are tricky as two boundaries have to be crossed. Remember 0 take away 7 is not 7!!
It?s time for some more written subtraction; this time of decimals.
A wide variety of written subtraction questions, about as hard as they get in Year 6.
Pages of subtraction for practising the standard written method.
Written subtraction of very large numbers up to millions.
Written method of subtraction using very large numbers.