Subtracting numbers is easier than you might think! Watch this tutorial to see the step-by-step process of lining up the numbers vertically to subtract them.

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Background Tutorials

Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right.

Place value is a building block of numbers. Without place value, we couldn't keep all our numbers straight! This tutorial introduces place value and shows you the parts of a place value chart.

Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Comparing two large whole numbers can be a chore, but using a place value chart can make the process easier. Take a look at how to line up the digits and figure out which number is larger.

Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

To add numbers, you can line up the numbers vertically and then add the matching places together. This tutorial shows you how to add numbers vertically!