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

The **NCERT Class 1 chapter 4 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 with explanations. Our academic experts have designed Learning Concepts related to simple subtraction for class 1 and maths worksheet for class 1 subtraction, which will help students enhance their knowledge of subtraction. Our ‘Learning Beyond’ segment caters to all the probable subtraction questions for class 1 that a child might think of out of curiosity.

**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: