Worksheet: Word Problems: Addition and Subtraction with Numbers up to 1000

In this worksheet, we will practice deciding which operations are needed to solve a word problem by drawing a model if necessary and writing an equation to record the solution.

Q1:

A man has 675 LE and his brother has 214 LE. How much do they have altogether?

Q2:

A store sold 790 books on Wednesday and 205 books on Thursday. How many books were sold in those two days?

  • A995 books
  • B895 books
  • C985 books
  • D994 books

Q3:

Look at the pattern: 2 + 6 = 8 2 0 + 6 0 = 8 0 2 0 0 + = 8 0 0 .

What number is missing?

  • A500
  • B600
  • C400

What is the next equation in the pattern?

  • A 2 0 0 0 + 6 0 0 0 = 8 0 0 0
  • B 2 0 0 0 + 6 0 0 0 = 8 0 0 0 0
  • C 2 0 0 0 0 + 6 0 0 0 0 = 8 0 0 0 0

Q4:

A man bought a cell phone for 506 LE and a camera for 390 LE. How much did he pay for both of them?

  • A896 LE
  • B886 LE
  • C796 LE
  • D895 LE

Q5:

A girl bought toys for 161 LE and a cell phone for 394 LE. How much money did she spend?

  • A394 LE
  • B233 LE
  • C161 LE
  • D555 LE

Q6:

If a person bought a watch for 113 LE and a shirt for 740 LE, how much did he pay for both of them?

Q7:

A farmer has 377 hens and 293 ducks. How many birds does he have all together?

Q8:

One school has 440 students and another has 253 students. How many students are in both schools?

Q9:

On Sunday, 686 tourists visited the museum. On Monday, 126 tourists visited it. How many tourists visited the museum on those days?

Q10:

377 ships crossed the Suez Canal in January, and 573 ships crossed it in February. Find the number of ships that crossed the canal in the two months.

Q11:

Students want to plant 621 trees in their village. They have planted 476 trees. How many are left?

Q12:

A shop has 953 bottles of drink. 230 were sold. How many are left?

Q13:

A group of students want to raise 654 LE to get new sports equipment for their school. They collected 331 LE in the first month. How much more do they need?

Q14:

108 students went on a school trip. The school has 209 students. How many did NOT go on the trip?

  • A317 students
  • B108 students
  • C101 students
  • D209 students

Q15:

The temperature of the chicken Jennifer is cooking is 7 4 F . Use the table below to determine the least amount the temperature will need to rise for the chicken to be safe to eat.

Type of Meat Beef Chicken Turkey Fish
Safe Internal Temperature ( F ) 150–155 165–175 160–170 170–180

Q16:

A store has 940 kg of apples. 287 kg were sold. How many kilograms are left?

  • A 653 kg
  • B 753 kg
  • C 654 kg
  • D 663 kg

Q17:

Victoria collected 796 stamps. If she gave 135 to her friend, how many stamps are left?

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