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Subtraction Challenges Task Cards | KS2 Addition & Subtraction | Primary Maths

Subtraction Challenges: Find the Question Task Cards

Engage in these subtraction challenges: find the question task cards! Children are given answers, either whole numbers or decimal numbers, and are required to figure out possible subtraction questions leading to those answers. For instance, they might tackle questions like, “If the answer is 72, what could the question be? Can you solve this using subtraction?” The task cards feature large, bold numbers and vibrant illustrations of a child holding up the subtraction sign. Teachers can use the included blank copy to customise their own answers; perfect for different learning abilities.

This resource is designed to help children see that maths involves finding answers and working backwards to discover the questions. It emphasises the inverse operation of subtraction. Additionally, this tool will challenge and enhance their knowledge of subtraction and problem-solving skills.

Our subtraction challenges: find the question task cards are aligned with KS2 subtraction on the national curriculum. This primary resource can be used with your ideas for maths activities and games, display boards, teaching material, learning aids, differentiation, homework, and lesson plans.

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