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NCERT: Math-Magic Solutions for Class-1, Chapter-4: Subtraction

The chapter Subtraction deals with the subtraction of single digit numbers, and helps
the students to subtract numbers by counting as well as using the symbol ‘−’.

It covers the topics:

One less |
How many left |
Subtract and match |

Write the missing numerals |
Subtraction in column |

One less |

How many left |

Subtract and match |

Write the missing numerals |

Subtraction in column |

The NCERT Math-Magic questions are answered in a simple and engaging manner. We have also related ‘Learning Concepts’ and interactive worksheets with the solutions. Our ‘Learning Beyond’ segment caters to all the probable questions that a child might think out of curiosity

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### Question and Answers

**Chapter 4: Subtraction**

**Take Away**

**Question 1 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of leaves in the first box. If we take
away 2 leaves, 2 leaves will be left. So, the correct answer is:

**Question 2 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of butterflies in the first box. If all
the 3 butterflies fly away, no butterfly will be left on the flower. So, the correct answer is:

**Question 3 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of pencils the boy has. If the boy
gives 1 pencil to the girl, 2 pencils will be left with the boy. The correct answer is:

**Subtraction**

**Question 4 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of frogs sitting at the bank of the
river. If 2 frogs jumped into the river, 3 frogs will be left at the bank of the river. So,
5
minus 2 is equal 3

**Question 5 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of leaves on the branch. If 4 leaves
have fallen down, 5 leaves will be left on the branch.

**Question 6 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of mangoes in the basket. If the
girl
eats 1 mango, 4 mangoes will be left in the basket. The correct answer is:

**Subtraction**

**Question 7 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of glasses in first picture. If all
3
glasses are broken, no glasses will be remaining. The correct answer is:

**Question 8 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of pears in the first picture.
If
we take away 4 pears, 3 pears will be left. The correct answer is:

**Question 9 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Count the number of apples in the first picture.
If
we take away 4 apples, 2 apples will be left. The correct answer is:

**Question 10 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : ** Count the number of flowers on the plant. If we
take away all the 7 flowers, no flowers will be remaining on the plant. The correct
answer
is:

**Subtraction**

**Question 11 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 4 books. 3 books are taken away, so 1
book
is left. The correct answer is:

**Question 12 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 4 tomatoes and no tomato has been taken
away.
So, 4 tomatoes are left. The correct answer is:

**Question 13 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 3 reels. 2 reels are taken away, so 1 reel
is
left. The correct answer is:

**Subtraction**

**Question 14 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 6 balls. 2 balls are crossed, 4 balls are
uncrossed. It shows 6 – 2 = 4. The correct answer is:

**Question 15 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 9 balls. 5 balls are crossed, 4 balls are
uncrossed. It shows
9 – 5 = 4. The correct answer is:

**Question 16 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 4 balls. 4 balls are crossed, no ball is
uncrossed. It shows 4 – 4 = 0. The correct answer is:

**Question 17 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **There are 8 balls. 3 balls are crossed, 5 balls are
uncrossed. It shows 8 – 3 = 5. The correct answer is:

**Subtract and Match**

**Question 18 : **Subtract and match the following

**Answer : **Subtract the given numbers and match with the
correct
answer by drawing a line. The correct answer is:

**Question 19 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Subtract the given numbers and write the correct
answers. The correct answer is:

**Question 20 : **Subtract the following:

**Answer : **Subtract the given numbers vertically and write the
correct answers. The correct answers are:

**Subtract**

**Question 21 : **Write the missing number

**Answer : **Write the correct numbers in the empty boxes in such
a
way that it makes the subtraction statement correct. The correct answer answers are: