3 Digit Subtraction Worksheets

Welcome to our 3-Digit Subtraction Worksheets page for 2nd Grade.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Second Grade Math Worksheets, which will help your child learn to subtract 3-digit numbers in columns.

The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

3-Digit Subtraction Worksheets

Here you will find a range of second grade subtraction worksheets for 3-digit subtraction.

The sheets have been divided into three sections, with the easiest section first:

  • The first section contains worksheets with no regrouping needed;
  • The second section contains subtraction worksheets with regrouping;
  • The third section contains more challenging subtraction worksheets.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • subtract 3 digit numbers
  • set out a 3-digit subtraction problem correctly
  • solve more complex 3 digit subtraction problems.

3 Digit Subtraction with no regrouping

The first three sheets here involve subtracting 3 digit numbers, where no regrouping is needed.

They are all at the same level of difficulty.

The last sheet involves setting out 3-digit subtraction problems with no regrouping correctly and then solving them.

3 Digit Subtraction with regrouping

  • Sheet 1 involves only 3-digit subtraction with regrouping from tens to ones.
  • Sheet 2 involves regrouping from hundreds to tens only.
  • Sheet 3 involves regrouping from hundreds to tens, or tens to ones, but not both.
  • Sheets 4 to 6 involve 3-digit subtraction with regrouping and are at a similar level.
  • Sheets 7 and 8 involve setting out 3-digit subtraction problems and then solving them.

Subtraction 3 Digits with regrouping

The following sheets are for kids who are confident with 3-digit addition and want something a bit more challenging!

To solve the problems, you have to fill in the missing numbers by working backwards and thinking carefully!

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Addition & Subtraction With Regrouping Worksheet Generators

Take a look at our Subtraction With Regrouping Worksheet Generator.

You can create your own subtraction worksheets with your own range of numbers.

You can use numbers up to 7 digits, and also include decimals.

Subtraction Fact Worksheets

Here you will find a range of Free Printable Second Grade Subtraction Worksheets.

The following worksheets involve using the Second Grade Math skills of subtracting numbers, and solving subtraction problems.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • know their subtraction facts to 20;
  • know how addition and subtraction are related to each other;

All the free Second Grade Math Worksheets in this section are informed by the Elementary Math Benchmarks for 2nd Grade.

More Subtraction with Regrouping Worksheets

We also have some more grade subtraction worksheets at easier and harder levels than those on this page.

Take a look at our 2-digit or 4-digit subtraction worksheets, or try some decimal subtraction!


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