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Addition and Subtraction Problems with Pictures (2)

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

'Addition and Subtraction Problems with Pictures (2)' 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.

There are 24 children in Year 1 and 32 children in Year 2.

 

How many children are there in total in Years 1 and 2?

Aisha has read 13 books this year.

Her brother Ahmed has read 9 books.

Her friend Peter has read 10 books.

 

How many books have they read in total?

Emma has a bag of 55 marbles.

She drops the bag and 15 fall out.

 

How many marbles are left in the bag?

Anna saw 32 rabbits in a field.

9 ran away.

 

How many rabbits were left in the field?

There are 52 playing cards in a pack.

Jack takes 12 of them out and hides them.

 

How many are left in the pack?

Katie has a drinking straw that is 20 cm long.

She cuts off a piece that is 12 cm long.

 

How long is the piece that is left, in cm?

(Just write the number.)

Jack has 44 stickers in his book.

Jill has 17 stickers in her book.

 

How many more stickers has Jack than Jill?

Bill has 14p in one pocket and 17p in another pocket.

 

How much does he have altogether in pence?

(Just write the number.)

There are 33 people in a classroom.

When the bell goes, 12 more people come in.

 

How many people are now in the classroom?

There are 36 people in a classroom.

When the bell goes, 15 people leave.

 

How many people are now in the classroom?

  • Question 1

There are 24 children in Year 1 and 32 children in Year 2.

 

How many children are there in total in Years 1 and 2?

CORRECT ANSWER
56
EDDIE SAYS
We add 24 and 32.
  • Question 2

Aisha has read 13 books this year.

Her brother Ahmed has read 9 books.

Her friend Peter has read 10 books.

 

How many books have they read in total?

CORRECT ANSWER
32
EDDIE SAYS
We add 13, 9 and 10.
  • Question 3

Emma has a bag of 55 marbles.

She drops the bag and 15 fall out.

 

How many marbles are left in the bag?

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 55 - 15.

Start at 55 and count back 15.
  • Question 4

Anna saw 32 rabbits in a field.

9 ran away.

 

How many rabbits were left in the field?

CORRECT ANSWER
23
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 32 - 9.

Start at 32 and count back 9.
  • Question 5

There are 52 playing cards in a pack.

Jack takes 12 of them out and hides them.

 

How many are left in the pack?

CORRECT ANSWER
40
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 52 - 12.
  • Question 6

Katie has a drinking straw that is 20 cm long.

She cuts off a piece that is 12 cm long.

 

How long is the piece that is left, in cm?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
8
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 20 - 12.
  • Question 7

Jack has 44 stickers in his book.

Jill has 17 stickers in her book.

 

How many more stickers has Jack than Jill?

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 44 - 17.
  • Question 8

Bill has 14p in one pocket and 17p in another pocket.

 

How much does he have altogether in pence?

(Just write the number.)

CORRECT ANSWER
31
EDDIE SAYS
We add 14 and 17.
  • Question 9

There are 33 people in a classroom.

When the bell goes, 12 more people come in.

 

How many people are now in the classroom?

CORRECT ANSWER
45
EDDIE SAYS
We add 33 and 12.
  • Question 10

There are 36 people in a classroom.

When the bell goes, 15 people leave.

 

How many people are now in the classroom?

CORRECT ANSWER
21
EDDIE SAYS
We subtract, 36 - 15.
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