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In this worksheet, students match the correct calculation to the story.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Addition and Subtraction

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Add/Subtract Problems to 100

Difficulty level:

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must choose the correct number calculation to match the word story.

Example

Sally has 10 boxes of cakes.

3 friends bring another box each.

How many boxes of cakes are there in total?

We add 3 to 10 to find the total.

10 + 3 = 13

Here is a story with numbers.

Sally has 10 boxes of cakes.

3 friends bring another 7 boxes.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

10 - 7 = 3

10 + 7 = 3

10 + 7 = 17

7 + 3 = 10

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 8 butterflies around a flower.

3 butterflies fly in to join them.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

11 + 3 = 14

8 + 3 = 11

8 - 3 = 5

5 + 3 = 8

Here is a story with numbers.

Here are 4 apples.

4 children each eat an apple.

Choose the correct calculation to work out how many are left.

4 + 4 = 8

4 - 4 = 0

Here is a story with numbers.

Here are 5 pears.

3 children each take a pear.

Choose the correct calculation to work out how many pears are left.

5 - 3 = 2

5 + 3 = 8

Here is a story with numbers.

Here are 7 peaches.

3 boys each take a peach.

Choose the correct calculation to work out how many peaches are left.

7 + 3 = 10

3 + 4 = 7

7 - 3 = 4

Here is a story with numbers.

Sally has 10 boxes of cakes.

5 friends bring another box each.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

5 x 2 = 10

10 + 5 = 15

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 7 butterflies around a flower.

4 butterflies fly in to join them.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

7 - 4 = 3

7 x 4 = 28

7 + 4 = 11

Here is a story with numbers.

Sally has 7 boxes of cakes.

7 friends bring another box each.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

7 - 7 = 0

7 + 7 = 14

7 ÷ 7 = 1

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 8 butterflies around a flower.

3 butterflies fly away.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

8 - 3 = 5

8 + 3 = 11

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 5 butterflies around a flower.

5 butterflies fly in to join them.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

5 - 5 = 0

5 + 0 = 5

5 + 5 = 10

• Question 1

Here is a story with numbers.

Sally has 10 boxes of cakes.

3 friends bring another 7 boxes.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

10 + 7 = 17
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
10 + 7 = 17
• Question 2

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 8 butterflies around a flower.

3 butterflies fly in to join them.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

8 + 3 = 11
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
8 + 3 = 11
• Question 3

Here is a story with numbers.

Here are 4 apples.

4 children each eat an apple.

Choose the correct calculation to work out how many are left.

4 - 4 = 0
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
4 - 4 = 0
• Question 4

Here is a story with numbers.

Here are 5 pears.

3 children each take a pear.

Choose the correct calculation to work out how many pears are left.

5 - 3 = 2
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
5 - 3 = 2
• Question 5

Here is a story with numbers.

Here are 7 peaches.

3 boys each take a peach.

Choose the correct calculation to work out how many peaches are left.

7 - 3 = 4
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
7 - 3 = 4
• Question 6

Here is a story with numbers.

Sally has 10 boxes of cakes.

5 friends bring another box each.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

10 + 5 = 15
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
10 + 5 = 15
• Question 7

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 7 butterflies around a flower.

4 butterflies fly in to join them.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

7 + 4 = 11
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
7 + 4 = 11
• Question 8

Here is a story with numbers.

Sally has 7 boxes of cakes.

7 friends bring another box each.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

7 + 7 = 14
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
7 + 7 = 14
• Question 9

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 8 butterflies around a flower.

3 butterflies fly away.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

8 - 3 = 5
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
8 - 3 = 5
• Question 10

Here is a story with numbers.

There are 5 butterflies around a flower.

5 butterflies fly in to join them.

Choose the correct calculation to work out the total.

5 + 5 = 10
EDDIE SAYS
The correct calculation is
5 + 5 = 10
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