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Solve a Variety of Addition and Subtraction Problems

In this worksheet, students will solve problems based on addition or subtraction of objects, quantities and measures.

'Solve a Variety of Addition and Subtraction Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 100

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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



Jane has 12 pencils.




Bill has 15 pencils.



How many do they have in total?



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


Do not count the number 12 itself!


12 + 15 = 27

That's a lot of pencils!


pencils in jar


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



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



How many does she have left?



Subtract 5 from 17 (17 - 5).

Start at 17 and count back 5.


12... 13... 14... 15... 16... 17


Do not count the number 17 itself!


17 - 5 = 12

She has 12 left.




Are you ready to try some addition and subtraction questions?


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