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# Adding and Subtracting Word Problems

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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

2.
Solve

 a. 11 b. 13 c. 10 d. 12

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

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

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

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

7.
Frank has 15 balls and his brother has 5. How many balls do they have?

 a. 17 b. 20 c. 19 d. 22

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

9.
Solve

 a. 11 b. 13 c. 10 d. 14