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Addition and Subtraction Problems with Pictures (1)

In this worksheet, students must solve problems based on addition or subtraction of tangible objects, quantities and measures. Pictures are shown.

'Addition and Subtraction Problems with Pictures (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 100

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

When you ADD, things get bigger, longer or more.

 

Example

Jane has 12 pencils.

 

 

Bill has 15 pencils.

 

How many do they have in total?

 

Answer

Add together 12 and 15.

Start at 12 and count on 15 to get 27 pencils.

 

12... 13... 14... 15... 16... 17... 18... 19... 20... 21... 22... 23... 24... 25... 26... 27

 

 

When you SUBTRACT, things get smaller, shorter, fewer or less.

 

Example

Jane has 17 marbles and gives 5 to her brother Bill.

 

How many does she have left?

 

Answer

Subtract 5 from 17 (17 - 5).

Start at 17 and count back 5.

 

17... 16... 15... 14... 13... 12

 

She has 12 left.

Aisha has read 8 books this summer.

Her brother Ahmed has read 5 books.

How many books have they read in total?

Anna has 12 toy cars and gives 5 of them to her brother.

 

 

How many toy cars does Anna have left?

Jake has 4 pens, 3 pencils and 2 rubbers in his pencil case. 

 

 

How many items does he have in total?

Emma has a bag of 15 marbles.

 

She drops the bag and 10 fall out.

How many marbles are left in the bag?

Mark is growing tomato plants.

One of his plants is 14 cm tall.

 

 

It grows 5 cm.

How tall is it now in cm?

(Just write the number.)

Katie and her friends like apples.

One weekend they eat 20 apples.

 

 

They ate 12 apples on Saturday.

How many did they eat on Sunday?

Jack has 24 stickers in his book.

 

 

Jill has 8 stickers in her book.

 

How many more stickers has Jack than Jill?

Bill has 14p in one pocket and 7p in another pocket.

 

 

How much does he have altogether in pence?

(Just write the number.)

There are 17 people in a room.

 

10 more people come into the room.

How many people are now in the room?

There are 17 people in a room.

 

10 people leave.

How many people are now in the room?

  • Question 1

Aisha has read 8 books this summer.

Her brother Ahmed has read 5 books.

How many books have they read in total?

CORRECT ANSWER
13
EDDIE SAYS
We add 8 and 5.

Start at 13 and count on 5 more to 13.
8... 9... 10... 11... 12... 13
  • Question 2

Anna has 12 toy cars and gives 5 of them to her brother.

 

 

How many toy cars does Anna have left?

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 12 - 5.

Start at 12 and count back 5.
12... 11... 10... 9... 8... 7
  • Question 3

Jake has 4 pens, 3 pencils and 2 rubbers in his pencil case. 

 

 

How many items does he have in total?

CORRECT ANSWER
9
EDDIE SAYS
We add 4 and 3 and 2.

Start at 4 and count on 3 more to 7.
Then start at 7 and count on 2 more to 9.
  • Question 4

Emma has a bag of 15 marbles.

 

She drops the bag and 10 fall out.

How many marbles are left in the bag?

CORRECT ANSWER
5
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 15 - 10.

Start at 15 and count back 10.
15... 14... 13... 12... 11... 10... 9... 8... 7... 6... 5
  • Question 5

Mark is growing tomato plants.

One of his plants is 14 cm tall.

 

 

It grows 5 cm.

How tall is it now in cm?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
19
EDDIE SAYS
We add 14 and 5.

Start at 14 and count on 5 more to 19.
14... 15... 16... 17... 18... 19
  • Question 6

Katie and her friends like apples.

One weekend they eat 20 apples.

 

 

They ate 12 apples on Saturday.

How many did they eat on Sunday?

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 20 - 12.

Start at 20 and count back 12.
20... 19... 18... 17... 16... 15... 14... 13... 12... 11... 10... 9... 8
  • Question 7

Jack has 24 stickers in his book.

 

 

Jill has 8 stickers in her book.

 

How many more stickers has Jack than Jill?

CORRECT ANSWER
16
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 24 - 8.

Start at 24 and count back 8.
24... 23... 22... 21... 20... 19... 18... 17... 16
  • Question 8

Bill has 14p in one pocket and 7p in another pocket.

 

 

How much does he have altogether in pence?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
21
EDDIE SAYS
We add 14 and 7.

Start at 14 and count on 7 more to 21.
14... 15... 16... 17... 18... 19... 20... 21
  • Question 9

There are 17 people in a room.

 

10 more people come into the room.

How many people are now in the room?

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS
We add 17 and 10.

Start at 17 and count on 10 more to 27.
17... 18... 19... 20... 21... 22... 23... 24... 25... 26... 27
  • Question 10

There are 17 people in a room.

 

10 people leave.

How many people are now in the room?

CORRECT ANSWER
7
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 17 - 10.

Start at 17 and count back 10.
17... 16... 15... 14... 13... 12... 11... 10... 9... 8... 7
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