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Solve Word Problems Using Addition and Subtraction

In this worksheet, students will answer worded problems using addition and subtraction.

'Solve Word Problems Using Addition and Subtraction' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 20

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, you will be asked some wordy problems and must use maths to work out the answers.

 

Example

There are 8 children on a bus.

3 get off.

How many are left?

 

a bus in snow

 

Answer

This is a subtraction or take away.

8 - 3 = 5

Five children are left.

 

Don't be put off by all the words, there will be some sort of calculation to do in there somewhere!

 

Learning how to read a question and work out what sort of calculation is needed is a really important skill. So, if you can get to grips with these, you will be a super maths wizard!

 

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