Mixed Subtraction Review Worksheets

How to Keep Your Subtraction Skills Sharp If you want to be perfect at doing math, the first thing that you need to make sure of is to practice, practice, and practice. As we grow older, we realize that mathematics is not simple; there are lots of techniques and formulas involved in solving questions. And to make sure that you do not forget these techniques and formulas, you need to practice to such an extent that you learn them by heart. If you are struggling with keeping your subtraction skills sharp, here is what you need to do: Understand the concept - You can keep practicing, but you won't know what you are doing until you are aware of the underlying concepts. Meaning you should be aware that you understand why you are using subtraction in the specific problem or why does the question require addition instead of the other three operations. Learn new concepts and practice problems - Getting towards solving the problem without having a look at what the problem is stating creates confusion. The best strategy to adopt is to understand what you are doing, clarifying a concept, and paying attention to what you are doing is important. Solving extra problems - Extra practice is always good. Make sure that you save some time from your day to practice extra questions that will help in sharpening your subtraction skills.

The Take Away...

Here is an example of subtraction that does not use the concept of "take away." Last week I had a math test and there were 15 problems I only was able to finish 11 of them. How many were left unfinished?