Adding and Subtracting Word Problems

**Page 1**

1.

Zelma had 2 pastries for lunch and 5 pastries for dinner. How many pastries did she have?

a. | 9 | ||

b. | 8 | ||

c. | 7 | ||

d. | 6 |

Correct answer : (3)

2.

Solve

a. | 11 | ||

b. | 13 | ||

c. | 10 | ||

d. | 12 |

Correct answer : (1)

3.

Tim has 5 balloons. Jim has 4 balloons. How many balloons do they have all together?

a. | 4 balloons | ||

b. | 8 balloons | ||

c. | 9 balloons | ||

d. | 5 balloons |

Correct answer : (3)

4.

Kelsey has 9 oranges and Sam gave her 7 more. Choose a number sentence to find the number of oranges Kelsey has now.

a. | 9 - 7 = 2 | ||

b. | 9 + 7 = 18 | ||

c. | 9 + 7 = 16 | ||

d. | 9 - 7 = 12 |

Correct answer : (3)

5.

Francis and William have 7 pairs of shoes each. How many pairs of shoes they both have?

a. | 13 pairs of shoes | ||

b. | 14 pairs of shoes | ||

c. | 12 pairs of shoes | ||

d. | 16 pairs of shoes |

Correct answer : (2)

6.

There are 10 parrots and 5 crows on a tree. How many birds are there in all?

a. | 11 birds | ||

b. | 13 birds | ||

c. | 15 birds | ||

d. | 12 birds |

Correct answer : (3)

7.

Frank has 15 balls and his brother has 5. How many balls do they have?

a. | 17 | ||

b. | 20 | ||

c. | 19 | ||

d. | 22 |

Correct answer : (2)

8.

Brad and George have 5 chocolates each. How many chocolates they both have?

a. | 9 chocolates | ||

b. | 11 chocolates | ||

c. | 10 chocolates | ||

d. | 5 chocolates |

Correct answer : (3)

9.

Solve

a. | 11 | ||

b. | 13 | ||

c. | 10 | ||

d. | 14 |

Correct answer : (1)

10.

Solve

a. | 10 | ||

b. | 5 | ||

c. | 1 |

Correct answer : (2)