Subtracting Decimals Using Blocks Worksheets

Our free, printable subtracting decimals using blocks worksheets help children not only catch up and keep up with their peers but excel them in decimal subtraction. The extensive array of exercises displays base ten blocks for the decimal places: the tenths, hundredths, and thousandths and the whole number places: the ones and tens, delineating subtracting decimals, both with and without regrouping. Watch children proudly continue their tradition of excellence by determining the difference between two decimals and forming the decimal subtraction equations full steam ahead!

Our decimal subtraction using base 10 blocks pdf worksheets are ideal for grade 4, grade 5, grade 6, and grade 7.

CCSS: 5.NBT, 6.NS

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | Without Regrouping

Like it or loathe it, you must master base ten blocks if you want to represent place values like an accomplished mathematician! These tools strikingly illustrate the places that each digit of a decimal minuend and subtrahend occupies.

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | Without Regrouping

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | Without Regrouping

The units illustrate the tenths place, rods the ones place, and flats the tens place of the decimals. Count each type of block to determine the digits of the minuend, subtrahend, and difference. Also set up the subtraction equation.

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | Without Regrouping

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | With Regrouping

First, translate the blocks into decimals mentally. For instance if you get 1.2 - 0.9, how would you subtract? Regroup the 1 ones in 1.2 into 10 tenths. The ground is now prepared for subtracting 9 tenths from 12 tenths. The answer here is 0.3.

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | With Regrouping

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | With Regrouping

Presenting the base ten blocks for the numbers in a decimal subtraction sentence, this printable worksheet gets the 4th grade and 5th grade children visualizing how the tens are regrouped into ones and ones are regrouped into tenths in an equation.

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Tenths | With Regrouping

Completing Decimal Subtraction Equations - Hundredths | No Regrouping

Take up this pdf exercise on subtracting decimals using blocks and steal a march on your peers! You'll have the units to represent the hundredths, rods the tenths, flats the ones, and cubes the tens places this time.

Completing Decimal Subtraction Equations - Hundredths | No Regrouping

Writing Decimal Subtraction Equations - Hundredths | No Regrouping

Casting around for models to explain subtracting decimals with 2 decimal places? Relax, for now we bring you this invaluable handout rich with fundamental practice on writing decimal subtraction equations with base 10 blocks!

Writing Decimal Subtraction Equations - Hundredths | No Regrouping

Completing Decimal Subtraction Equations - Hundredths | Regrouping

Regrouping in the hundredths, tenths, and ones places of a decimal can be a little tricky for children in the 5th grade and 6th grade. Thankfully, this free worksheet on decimal subtraction using blocks ladles out some generous help!

Completing Decimal Subtraction Equations - Hundredths | Regrouping

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Hundredths | Regrouping

How does 41.42 - 20.78 equal 20.64? Key into the borrowing business behind the scene as you regroup the blocks of the minuend, cross out the subtrahend blocks from them, and check if the leftover blocks match the difference.

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Hundredths | Regrouping

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | No Regrouping

Celebrate your skills as you solve this printable exercise on subtracting decimals with thousandths place. With base ten blocks to depict the digits to the right and left of the decimal point, decimal subtraction will cease to be a daunting affair!

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | No Regrouping

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | No Regrouping

This pdf has the charm it takes to instill in you a love for writing subtraction equations with numbers involving 3 decimal digits. The operation doesn't involve regrouping, so all there's to do is look at the models and frame the equation.

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | No Regrouping

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | Regrouping

Regroup the first set of blocks as required: hundredths into thousandths, tenths into hundredths, and ones into tenths; cross out the second set of blocks from them; and write down the decimal difference in the blanks.

Completing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | Regrouping

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | Regrouping

In order to finish off this free subtracting decimals using base ten blocks worksheet, the 6th grade and 7th grade students count the units, rods, flats, and cubes featured; figure out the decimals; and write down the equations.

Writing Decimal Subtraction Sentences - Thousandths | Regrouping