# How can you use addition to solve a subtraction problem?

### Table of Contents

- How can you use addition to solve a subtraction problem?
- Can you subtract by adding?
- What strategies can you use for subtraction?
- What is subtraction as Think addition?
- Is addition and subtraction the same?
- How do you subtract on an adding machine?
- What is the best way to teach subtraction?
- Why is subtraction so hard?
- How can you use an addition fact to find 14 6?
- Is a fact family?
- How to solve an equation with addition and subtraction?
- When do you use subtraction to undo an addition?
- Why is the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction important?
- How to subtract a number from a number?

### How can you use addition to solve a subtraction problem?

0:009:20Grade 1 Math 4.3, Use Think addition to subtract - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipWe have to draw more counters until we get to 10 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. 10 how many counters did we haveMoreWe have to draw more counters until we get to 10 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. 10 how many counters did we have to add 8. 2 plus 8 is equal to 10 2 plus 8 is equal to 10 so 10 minus 2 is equal to the 8.

### Can you subtract by adding?

Well, we can subtract by adding. First, we just need to replace each digit of the smaller number with 9 minus that digit, except the final digit gets replaced with 10 minus that digit. So 1066 becomes 9 minus 1, 9 minus 0, 9 minus 6, 10 minus 6.

### What strategies can you use for subtraction?

**Subtraction Strategies With Activities and Games**

- (1) Jump Strategy – Using a Number Line or Number Chart. This is a very popular and visual way to help students work out subtraction problems. ...
- (3) Draw a Picture! ...
- (4) Fact Families – Part-Part-Whole. ...
- (5) Use Known Facts – Mental Math. ...
- (6) Subtraction Algorithm.

### What is subtraction as Think addition?

A subtraction fact strategy in which you think of an addition fact in the same fact family. For example, you can solve 10 - 4 = ? by thinking 4 + ? = 10 and knowing that 4 + 6 = 10.

### Is addition and subtraction the same?

Addition and subtraction are **the inverse operations of each other**. Put simply, this means that they are the opposite. You can undo an addition through subtraction, and you can undo a subtraction through addition.

### How do you subtract on an adding machine?

0:321:27How to use an adding machine - YouTubeYouTube

### What is the best way to teach subtraction?

**How to teach your child the subtraction facts**

- Step 1: Break it up. Don't overwhelm your child with all of the subtraction facts at once. ...
- Step 2: Visualize and strategize. ...
- Step 3: Practice those facts until they're mastered. ...
- Step 4: Mix those facts with other facts.

### Why is subtraction so hard?

“The educational implication of this research is that we need to deemphasize fluency in subtraction in the primary grades and emphasize addition. ... We know the reason subtraction is so hard is **because they don't fully understand it because we are focusing too much on making them fluent without building understanding**.

### How can you use an addition fact to find 14 6?

2:314:026 | Addition and subtraction within 20 | Early Math | Khan AcademyYouTube

### Is a fact family?

A fact family is **a set of related addition and subtraction number sentences that include the same numbers**. The numbers 2, 4, and 6 can be written in two different addition sentences. The numbers 2, 4, and 6 can be written in two different subtraction sentences. These four number sentences make up a fact family.

### How to solve an equation with addition and subtraction?

- In the following video we provide more examples of solving linear equations using the addition and subtraction properties of equality. Solve: 1 = y + 74. To solve an equation, we must always isolate the variable—it doesn’t matter which side it is on. To isolate y y, we will subtract 74 74 from both sides.

### When do you use subtraction to undo an addition?

- We used subtraction to “undo” the addition in order to isolate the variable. But suppose we have an equation with a number subtracted from the variable, such as x−5 =8 x − 5 = 8. We want to isolate the variable, so to “undo” the subtraction we will add the number to both sides.

### Why is the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction important?

- The inverse relationship between
**addition**and**subtraction can**be used**to solve subtraction**equations; every**subtraction**fact has a related**addition**fact. This relationship is very important**to**teach because the CCSS expect students**to**identify and**use**this relationship as a strategy for computation. (1.OA.C.6).

### How to subtract a number from a number?

- Follow these steps: 1 Start at the the "ones" position. 2 Skip over any zeros. 3 Then: For the first digit that isn't zero: find what makes it
**to**10 For all other digits: find what makes it**to**9 Here are two examples: