Subtraction (No Regrouping)

The printable activities below were designed to help you teach simple subtraction without borrowing. (Regrouping is sometimes known as borrowing or renaming.)

Most worksheets on this page align to the Common Core standards (CCSS). To view common core alignment, simply click the CC logo below each worksheet's description. Some worksheets are available in Spanish too.

Subtraction Worksheets
(No Borrowing)
The two-digit subtraction problems on this worksheet do NOT require students to borrow/regroup.
2nd and 3rd Grades
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Find the answer to the riddle by solving subtraction problems. The answer to each problem reveals one letter in the solution. Riddle: Where does a farmer take his horse when it gets sick?
1st and 2nd Grades
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Double-digit subtraction problems that do NOT require borrowing.
1st and 2nd Grades
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What did Cinderella fish wear to the underwater ball? To find out, solve the 3-digit subtraction problems. None of these problems require students to borrow/regroup.
2nd Grade
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Use the key at the top of the page to decode the symbol math problems. Then solve each one.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Find the answers to the subtraction problems (no regrouping). Then sort the answers into "Even Numbers" and "Odd Numbers."
1st and 2nd Grades
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Simple 2-digit subtraction problems that don't require borrowing.
2nd Grade
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Math Games and
Task Cards
This PDF has 30 task cards. Each one has a subtraction problem. Students are do not have to borrow/regroup/rename. Use these cards in your math learning center, to play math games, or on your whiteboard document camera.
2nd Grade
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In this game, students will be given task cards with randomized digits. They need to arrange the digits to make a complete subtraction problem. (None of these problems require borrowing/renaming/regrouping.)
1st through 3rd Grades
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Subtraction Worksheet
Generator
Subtraction Worksheet Maker

Use this generator to make your own, customized subtraction worksheets. Choose as many or as few digits as you desire. Select vertical or horizontal problems. Math worksheets contain randomly generated numbers.

See also:
Basic Subtraction (0-10)

Learn basic subtraction concepts with number lines and counters. This page also contains mystery pictures, flash cards, and more.

Subtraction (2-Digit; with Regrouping)

The subtraction problems on this page require students to rename, regroup, or borrow.

More Subtraction

Navigate to any section of our site with subtraction worksheets. We have 2-digit, 3-digit, and 4-digit problems. There are also worksheets for subtracting money, fractions, and decimals.