Lesson

Knowing how to count back can help us with subtracting on a number line.

Create a pattern by subtracting 1 each time.

6,\,⬚,\,⬚,\,⬚

Worked Solution

We are going to use a number line to see how to find the difference between two numbers.

Use the number line to help you find the value of 35 - 24.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

When adding to a number, jump forward (to the right).

When subtracting from a number, jump backwards (to the left).