1 Step Subtraction Word Problems
2 Step Subtraction Word Problems
Mystery Questions!
100

Brady has 3 chocolate bars. He buys 2 more. How many does he have now?

5 chocolate bars

100

Mrs. Remka has 9 pencils. She loses 4 pencils. How many pencils does she have now?

5 pencils

100

Ella has 3 books. She gets 2 more books for her birthday. Then Brady gives her 1 more. How many books does she have now?

6 books

100

Ian has 15 cookies. He gives 3 to his mom and 4 to his dad. How many cookies does he have left?

100

Fill in the blank:

2, 4, 6, ___, 10

8

200

Ella picks 7 flowers. She picks 4 more. How many flowers does Ella have?

11 flowers

200

Mrs. Grube has 19 pieces of paper. She recycles 11 of them. How many does she have left?

8 pieces of paper

200

Tyler has 9 markers. He gets 4 more markers from Miss Egan and 3 more markers from Mrs. Stefanik. How many markers does he have now?

16 markers

200

Brady has 27 Italian flags. He gives 4 to Ijadis and 8 to Mrs. Grube. How many Italian flags does he have left?

15 Italian flags

200

Find 96 on your hundreds chart. Take 20 away. Where are you now?

76

300

300

Mrs. Holihen has 29 gummy bears. She gives Mrs. Stefanik 15. How many gummy bears does she have left?

14 gummy bears

300

Ian bought 12 candles from Bath and Body Works.  His brother bought 5 candles and his friend bought 8 candles. How many candles did they buy in all?

25 candles

300

Ella has 45 dolls. She leaves 23 at home and lets Mrs. Stefanik borrow 10. How many does she have left?

12 dolls

300

How many tens are in the number 185

8

400

Ian has 27 toy trucks. He gets 19 more. How many toy trucks does he have now?

46 toy trucks

400

Miss Egan has 59 post it notes. She gives away 20 of them. How many post it notes does she have left?

39 post it notes

400

Anthony has 23 erasers. He buys 23 more erasers. Then, his mom gives him 8 more erasers. How many does he have in all?

54 erasers

400

Miss Egan buys 95 donuts at Dunkin donuts. She gives the teachers 51 and the students 25. How many donuts does she have left?

19 donuts

400

Fill in the blank:

5, 10, ___, 20, 25, 30

15

500

Mrs. Stefanik has 78 stickers. Miss Egan gives her 23 more. How many stickers does she have now?

101 stickers

500

Miss Egan's students earned \$130 this week. They had to turn it all in to spin the wheel. How many dollars do they have left?

\$0

500

Miss Egan reads 39 pages in a book. Mrs. Stefanik reads 40 pages in a book. Mrs. Remka reads 20 pages in a book. How many pages did they read in all?

99 pages

500

Kaleb has 75 colored pencils. He loses 37 and lets his brother borrow 12. How many does he have left?

26 colored pencils

500

Miss Egan has 45 pieces of candy. She gives Mrs. Stefanik 23 pieces. Then, she buys 50 more. How many pieces of candy does she have now?

72 pieces of candy

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