The circus is a great place to see some amazing tricks! In this video, students learn tricks to solving two digit subtraction problems. Using a place value chart to stay organized is a great way to break down subtraction problems and find the answer with ease. Also, we can use addition to check our work. This video makes solving subtraction problems easier than a clown learning to juggle!

Determine which operation to use in a word problem using key words

Learn to line up numbers vertically by place value when subtracting two digit numbers

Learn to start subtracting with the ones place, no matter how large the numbers are

Accurately use a place value chart to solve two digit subtraction problems, remembering to start in the ones place

Understand that checking the difference can be done by adding it back to the problem

Standards addressed

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.NBT.B.5

Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.