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## Long Subtraction Bingo Cards

Here are the details of Long Subtraction bingo.

What Long Subtraction Bingo Is About

This particular bingo game is designed to help students practise long subtraction problems.

How to Play Long Subtraction Bingo

Playing Long Subtraction bingo in the classroom (or in the case of parents, with your kids at home) is very simple. Here are the instructions:
1. Each student is given a bingo card or bingo worksheet containing a different random selection of numbers (note however, these are not the standard numbers that appear on bingo cards, but are instead the answers to various long subtraction problems).

Additionally, each student is also given a marker pen (or set of counters).

Here is an example of a typical Long Subtraction bingo card:

2. The teacher (or parent) reads out (in random order) subtraction problems, the answers to which correspond to the numbers on the students' bingo cards.

3. The students then try to solve the problem themselves, and then look for the answer on their bingo card or worksheet.. If they find it, they cross off that square (or cover it with a counter). Students start off with one square they can mark off without waiting for it to be called out - the "Free Space" square in the middle of the bingo card.

4. The winner is the first student to achieve a winning pattern and call out "Bingo!" (the teacher or parent should check their card at this point).

It is of course essential that the teacher (or parent) should explain what is required for a winning pattern before play starts:

• If you want to play a short game: The winning pattern could be any straight line (horizontal, vertical or diagonal) of five marked off squares.

• If you want to play medium-length game: The winning pattern could be any two intersecting straight lines of five marked off squares.

• If you want to play a long game: The winning pattern could be to mark off every square on the bingo card. Please note however, if lots of your students are prone to miss matches, you might never get a winner this way!

• If you have lots of students, and want to have multiple winners: You could have multiple winning patterns - the first winner is the first student to mark off all four corner squares, the second winner is the first student to get a straight line of five marked off squares, the third winner is the first student to get two intersecting lines of five, and the fourth winner is the student who is first to mark off all the squares on their bingo card.

Free Printable Long Subtraction Bingo Cards & Worksheets

Here are some free printables for playing Long Subtraction bingo. They include a call sheet (for the teacher or parent to use for bingo calls), and a set of 8 bingo cards to give to students.

Note: The sample call sheet included in the printables, contains the answers to the long subtraction problems. The teacher should of course call out problems (and perhaps write them on the blackboard as well), rather than calling out the answers - some suggestions for possible problems to call out are given in the table below the preview window.

To print, please click the Print button in the preview window:

Here are some suggestions for the types of things that the teacher might call out (it is a good idea to write the problem on the blackboard as well, while calling it out):

 Answer(Printed on the Bingo Cards & Call Sheet) What the Teacher Might Say 101 864 - 763 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 109 796 - 687 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 113 793 - 680 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 123 1104 - 981 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 135 783 - 648 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 192 726 - 534 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 224 703 - 479 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 234 1064 - 830 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 246 782 - 536 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 283 858 - 575 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 292 859 - 567 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 298 855 - 557 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 335 820 - 485 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 345 1037 - 692 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 357 833 - 476 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 384 852 - 468 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 387 843 - 456 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 446 892 - 446 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 456 1135 - 679 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 468 965 - 497 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 476 860 - 384 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 485 842 - 357 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 557 905 - 348 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 567 902 - 335 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 575 873 - 298 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 576 868 - 292 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 579 862 - 283 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 654 900 - 246 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 668 802 - 134 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 680 904 - 224 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 687 879 - 192 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 763 898 - 135 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 779 906 - 127 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 872 985 - 113 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 880 989 - 109 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice 981 1082 - 101 =or another subtraction problem of the teacher's choice

Suggestions for Variations of Long Subtraction Bingo

Here are some suggestions for variations on Long Subtraction bingo:
1. Try varying the winning pattern.

2. Try using different subtraction problems.

3. Easier Variation: After the teacher calls out each long subtraction problem, she could ask the class to give the answer to that particular problem, before moving on to the next bingo call.

4. More Difficult Variation: Try mixing in other types of problems with the long subtraction problems.

How to Create Your Own Long Subtraction Bingo Cards & Other Materials

The Long Subtraction bingo printables on this web site were produced using the registered version of the Bingo Card Printer software. You could easily make your own bingo games using the same method.

Here is how to create your own Long Subtraction bingo cards:
1. Start the Bingo Card Printer.

2. Click New... on the File menu.

3. Choose Blank as the type of new template, then click OK.

4. Enter each of the numbers into Bingo Card Printer software:

• To add an item: Type the new item into the field entitled Type your new item here.

• To remove an item: Select the item (by clicking with the mouse) in the list of items, and then select Delete Item on the Edit menu.

• To add multiple items quickly: Click Add Multiple Items... on the Edit menu of Bingo Card Printer, and type the items one per line.

• To copy a list of items from another program (for example, a word processor document): Select and then Copy the items in the word processor or other program (they must be listed one item per line), switch to Bingo Card Printer, and click Add Multiple Items... on the Edit menu, and then paste them into dialog box by right clicking in the text entry area and selecting Paste on the pop-up menu.

5. Optionally: If you want to, you can change the colors and/or fonts for the bingo cards using the Colors... or Fonts... options on the Format menu.

6. Optionally: If you want to, you can change the printing options (such as the number of bingo cards to print, or the number of bingo cards per printed page) on the main screen of Bingo Card Printer

7. Click Print... on the File menu. Change any of printer options if you want to, then click OK to begin printing.

Note: If you wish to download the settings that were used to prepare the printables on this page (in order to use them as a starting point for your own work) you can do so:
1. Note: To make use of these materials you will need the registered version of the Bingo Card Printer. The materials were prepared using version 3.20 of Bingo Card Printer, so if you have an older version of the software on your computer, please upgrade to the latest version of the software first.

2. You can download the settings file bingo_long_subtraction.bcp by clicking here. Save the file to a folder of your choice on computer.

3. Start Bingo Card Printer.

4. Click Open... on the File menu, then select the file that you saved in step 2, and click OK.

5. The template will now open, and you can use it, modify it, etc., as you wish.

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