Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers

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Welcome to our Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers area.

Here you will find our free worksheet generator for generating your own subtraction worksheets for positive and negative numbers.

If you are looking to create your own custom-made subtraction worksheets for signed integers then look no further!

Using the random sheet generator will allow you to:

  • choose the number range and number of questions you wish the worksheet to have;
  • print or save your worksheet and a corresponding answer sheet;
  • choose your own title and instructions for completing the sheet - great for homework!

For optimal printing, please set your margins to zero on your print setup options.

To save your worksheets, select Print to PDF in the printing options.

If you have any problems with our Random Generator, please let us know using the Contact Us link at the top of each page.

Mobile View of Worksheets

Please note that our generated worksheets may have problems displaying correctly on some mobile devices.

This should not affect the printing of the sheets which should display correctly.

Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers Generator

Here is our random worksheet generator for subtraction of signed integers worksheets.

Using this generator will let you create worksheets about:

  • Subtract a range of positive and negative values of your choice;
  • Choose if you want a missing subtrahend or minuend rather than a missing answer for an extra level of challenge;
  • Use negative numbers with addition.

We also have some of our own carefully graded worksheets with differing levels of support below the generator.

Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers Worksheet Generator

4 Steps to Your Worksheets...

  1. Choose your number values to add up to
  2. Choose the number of questions
  3. View your sheet
  4. Print your sheet

(Optional) Give your worksheet a title.

(Optional) Write out any instructions to go at the top of the sheet.

Number values:
Missing Sub/Minuend

Number of Questions:

With regrouping:

Use brackets for negatives

Your worksheet will appear below.

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Graded Subtracting Positive and Negative Numbers Worksheets

Sometimes you need a specific kind of worksheet that a generator cannot make.

Our small selection carefully graded negative number subtraction worksheets offer differing levels of support and challenge.

There are some interesting problems to solve which will help develop the skill of subtracting with negative numbers.

Subtracting Negative Numbers Walkthrough Video

This short video walkthrough shows the problems from our Subtracting Negative Numbers Worksheet 2 being solved and has been produced by the West Explains Best math channel.

If you would like some support in solving the problems on these sheets, please check out the video below!

Other Recommended Resources

Here are some of our other related resources you might want to look at.

What are Negative Numbers?

Online Negative Number Practice

We also have other online practice for learning how to add, subtract, multiply and divide negative numbers.

More Negative Number Randomly Generated Sheets

More Randomly Generated Addition & Subtraction Sheets

Here are some of our other random worksheets generators for creating a range of different math worksheets.

Some of the generators set the calculations out horizontally to encourage mental math skills.

Other generators set out their calculations in columns to help children practice their written methods.

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