Adding and Subtracting Word Problems

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61.

There are 10 green colored fish and 8 blue colored fish in an aquarium. Choose a number sentence to show the number of fish in all.

a. | 10 - 8 = 16 | ||

b. | 10 + 8 = 16 | ||

c. | 10 - 8 = 18 | ||

d. | 10 + 8 = 18 |

Correct answer : (4)

62.

There are 4 black balls and 7 red balls. Choose a number sentence to find the number of balls in all.

a. | 4 + 7 = 11 | ||

b. | 4 - 7 = 10 | ||

c. | 4 - 7 = 11 | ||

d. | 4 + 7 = 10 |

Correct answer : (1)

63.

There are 5 squirrels on a tree and 6 squirrels on the ground. Choose a number sentence to find the number of squirrels in all.

a. | 5 - 6 = 12 | ||

b. | 5 + 6 = 12 | ||

c. | 5 - 6 = 11 | ||

d. | 5 + 6 = 11 |

Correct answer : (4)

64.

Joe has 2 watches and Allis has 1 watch. Choose a number sentence to find the number of watches they both have.

a. | 2 - 1 = 1 | ||

b. | 2 + 1 = 2 | ||

c. | 2 - 1 = 3 | ||

d. | 2 + 1 = 3 |

Correct answer : (4)

65.

There are 2 red buses on the road. There are 10 black buses on the road. Choose a number sentence to find the total number of buses.

a. | 2 + 10 = 12 | ||

b. | 2 + 10 = 11 | ||

c. | 10 - 2 = 11 | ||

d. | 10 - 2 = 12 |

Correct answer : (1)

66.

There are 5 palm trees and 2 coconut trees in a garden. Choose a number sentence to find the total number of trees.

a. | 5 - 2 = 3 | ||

b. | 5 + 2 = 7 | ||

c. | 5 + 2 = 8 | ||

d. | 5 - 2 = 2 |

Correct answer : (2)

67.

Danielle bought 2 shirts and her mom bought 4 more shirts for her. Choose a number sentence to find the number of shirts she has now.

a. | 2 + 4 = 6 | ||

b. | 2 + 4 = 7 | ||

c. | 4 - 2 = 6 | ||

d. | 4 - 2 = 7 |

Correct answer : (1)

68.

Joe has 5 books and his brother has 7 books. Choose a number sentence to find the number of books they have all together.

a. | 7 - 5 = 13 | ||

b. | 7 - 5 = 12 | ||

c. | 5 + 7 = 13 | ||

d. | 5 + 7 = 12 |

Correct answer : (4)

69.

Allis ate 2 burgers in the morning and 3 in the evening. Choose a number sentence to find the number of burgers she ate.

a. | 3 - 2 = 4 | ||

b. | 3 - 2 = 1 | ||

c. | 2 + 3 = 5 | ||

d. | 2 + 3 = 6 |

Correct answer : (3)

70.

Josh has 13 cards with him. His grandfather gave him 4 more cards. Choose a number sentence to find the number of cards he has all together.

a. | 13 - 4 = 9 | ||

b. | 13 - 4 = 12 | ||

c. | 13 + 4 = 17 | ||

d. | 13 + 4 = 16 |

Correct answer : (3)