Subtracting Money

Use these worksheets and printable activities to teach students about subtracting money amounts. On this page, you'll find worksheets, task cards, math riddles, and a mini-book.

Subtracting Money
Worksheets
Why was the football stadium very hot after the game? To discover the answer to this funny riddle, students must subtract pairs of money amounts.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Solve the money subtraction problems to find the funny answer to the riddle: Why was the broom late? These problems require students to subtract across zero. (example: $5.00-$3.23)
2nd through 4th Grades
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Subtract what each person buys from the amount they give the cashier.  Requires subtraction across zero.
3rd and 4th Grades
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At the top of the page, students are presented with a series of shapes. They subtract numbers from pairs of shapes and find the differences. For example: Subtract the number in the rhombus from the number in the trapezoid.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Subtract money amounts to find change.  (example: $5.00 - 4.79)
2nd through 4th Grades
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Multiple-step problems require students to add up the cost of products, then subtract to find change.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Michael receives $9.99 for his 9th birthday.  Subtract each time Michael spends money to show how much is left.
2nd through 4th Grades
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On this worksheet, students will look carefully at the completed subtraction problems for mistakes. They will explain the mistakes made and solve the problems correctly.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Here's another "Find the Mistakes" worksheet. This one has different problems than the worksheet above.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Subtract the money amounts; Requires regrouping, but does not subtract across zero
3rd and 4th Grades
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Subtraction problems with money amounts; Winter snowmen pictures
2nd through 4th Grades
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Subtracting money on grid paper.  One digit per box ensures kids line up numbers correctly.  (example: $9.26 - 2.88)
2nd through 4th Grades
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Subtracting money with zero on graph paper.  One digit per box will help kids line up columns.  (example: $9.00 - 3.48)
2nd through 4th Grades
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Subtract the money amounts on this page.  Includes word problems and standard problems.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Use subtractions to find the missing amount for each number bond. Each bond adds up to $1, so this skill will require subtracting across zero.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Subtract find the missing amount for each number bond. This is an alternate version of the worksheet above.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Math Games and
Task Cards
This file has 30 task cards with money subtraction on them.
2nd through 4th Grades
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QR Code Math
Scan the QR codes on this worksheet with a smartphone or iPad to view subtraction word problems. Solve and show your work in the space provided. All problems require students to make change by subtracting across zero.
(Note: This worksheet requires students to use a smartphone or tablet with a QR code scanner.)
4th through 6th Grades
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