Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheets

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Printable “Subtraction with Regrouping” worksheets:
Subtract 1-digit from Whole Ten (eg. 60 - 8)
Subtract 1-digit from 2-digit (eg. 84 - 6)
Subtract 1-digit from 3-digit (eg. 213 - 8)

Subtract 2-digit from 2-digit (eg. 84 - 56)
Subtract 2-digit from 3-digit (eg. 134 - 52)
Subtract across zeros (eg. 400 - 265)
Subtract 3-digit from 3-digit (eg. 391 - 225)

Multi-digit Subtraction (eg. 32,406 - 4,375)
Multi-digit Subtraction with Zeros (eg. 40,006 - 3,214)

Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheets

In these free math worksheets, you will practice subtracting multi-digit numbers, regrouping if necessary. You will also practice solving multi-digit subtraction word problems. The worksheets increase in difficulty from requiring at most one regrouping to at most 3 regroupings. You can either print the worksheets (pdf) or practice online.

How to subtract multi-digit numbers?

  1. Arrange the numbers vertically in columns. Make sure that the subtrahend is on top of the minuend and that they line up according to their place values.
  2. Subtract the digits in each column, starting from the rightmost column (the ones column) and working your way to the left.
  3. If the digit in the top number is smaller than the digit in the bottom number, regroup or borrow from the digit in the left column.

Have a look at this video if you need to learn how to subtract multi-digit numbers.

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Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheet

More Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheets

(Answers on the second page.)
Regroup at most once
Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheet #1
Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheet #2

Regroup up to 3 times
Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheet #3
Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheet #4
Multi-digit Subtraction Worksheet #5

Multi-digit Subtraction Word Problems

  1. During the month of March, 68,025 pounds of king crab were caught. If 15,614 pounds were caught in the first week of March, how many pounds were caught in the rest of the month?
  2. James bought a used car. After driving exactly 9,050 miles, the odometer read 118,064 miles. What was the odometer reading when James bought the car?
  3. An elementary school collected 1,705 bottles for a recycling program. A high school also collected some bottles. Both schools collected 3,627 bottles combined. How many bottles did the high school collect?
  4. A computer shop sold $356,291 worth of computers and accessories. It sold $43,720 worth of accessories. How much did the computer shop sell in computers?
  5. The population of a city is 538,381. In that population, 148,170 are children.
    a. How many adults live in the city?
    b. 186,101 of the adults are males. How many adults are female?
  6. What number must be added to 1,575 to result in a sum of 8,625?
  7. What number must be added to 14,056 to result in a sum of 32,713?
  8. A theater holds a total of 2,013 chairs. 197 chairs are in the VIP section. How many chairs are not in the VIP section?
  9. Chuck’s mom spent $19,155 on a new car. She had $30,064 in her bank account. How much money does Chuck’s mom have after buying the car?

Multi-digit Subtraction Word Problems (Online Worksheet & Answers)

Multi-digit Subtraction Lesson
Subtract 2-digit from 2-digit (eg. 84 - 56)
Subtraction across zeros (eg. 400 - 265)
Subtract 3-digit from 3-digit (eg. 84 - 56)

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