Lesson Worksheet: Addition and Subtraction Expressions and Equations Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice writing addition and subtraction expressions and equations matching models and stories with no unknowns and writing the correct symbol into equations to make them true.

Q1:

Use + or to make the following arithmetic operation correct: 55=0.

  • A
  • B+

Q2:

Fill in the blank to find the missing symbol: 122=14.

  • A
  • B=
  • C+

Q3:

Which symbol is missing from the equation 11+516?

  • A+
  • B
  • C=

Q4:

Use + or to make the following arithmetic operation correct: 1=65.

  • A
  • B+

Q5:

Use + or to make the following arithmetic operation correct: 7=25.

  • A+
  • B

Q6:

Use + or to make the following arithmetic operation correct: 2=31.

  • A
  • B+

Q7:

Use + or to make the following arithmetic operation correct: 3=63.

  • A
  • B+

Q8:

Use + or to make the following arithmetic operation correct: 11=2.

  • A+
  • B

Q9:

One month, Liam saved 3,221 LE and James saved 1,537 LE. The total amount that they both saved is (+)LE.

  • A3,221+5,137
  • B2,321+1,537
  • C2,321+5,137
  • D3,221+1,537

Q10:

To get to an event, 3,237 people traveled by train, and 2,641 people traveled by car. Use the plus sign (+) to write an expression for the total number of people.

  • A3,237+2,641
  • B2,641+2,641
  • C3,237+2,641+3,237+2,641
  • D3,237+3,237

Q11:

Fill in the blank: David paid 32,301 LE for a house and 55,210 LE for a car. The total price for both was (32,30155,210)LE.

  • A÷
  • B×
  • C+
  • D

Q12:

Fill in the blank: Noah has 71,144 LE and Mason has 5,050 LE. Together they have (71,1445,050)LE.

  • A÷
  • B
  • C×
  • D+

Q13:

Jackson will be 89 years old in 2025. Fill in the gaps to make an expression which will tell us how old he was in 2008: .

  • A8972
  • B8917
  • C7217
  • D5517

Q14:

A company bought two cars for 64,462 LE each and a motorbike for 11,231 LE. Write an expression for the total price using the + symbol.

  • A64,462+11,231
  • B64,462+64,462
  • C64,462+64,462+11,231
  • D64,462+11,231+11,231

Q15:

A ship sailed 3,002 km to port A and then 4,625 km to port B. Use the + sign to write an expression for the total distance the ship traveled in kilometers.

  • A4,625+4,625
  • B3,002+3,002
  • C3,002+4,625
  • D3,002+4,625+3,002+4,625

Q16:

A person had 50,257 LE and bought a house for 12,522 LE. Write the correct symbol in the gap so he can calculate how much money he has left: (50,25712,522).

  • A÷
  • B×
  • C
  • D+

Q17:

Isabella read 28 pages of her book in the morning. In the evening, she read 15 more pages than she did in the morning.

Which expression tells you how many pages she read in the day?

  • A28+2815
  • B28+28
  • C2815
  • D28+28+15
  • E28+15

Q18:

A woman had 83,810 LE and then she spent 6,034 LE. Write the correct symbol in the gap so she can calculate how much money she has left: (83,8106,034).

  • A÷
  • B+
  • C×
  • D

Q19:

David bought a toy for 240 LE and a bicycle for 630 LE. Use the + symbol to write an expression for the amount of money David spent.

  • A240+630+240+630
  • B240+240
  • C630+630
  • D240+630

Q20:

A school has 548 students, and another one has 340 students. Using the sign +, how can the total number of students in both schools be represented?

  • A548+340+548+340 students
  • B340+340 students
  • C548+340 students
  • D548+548 students

Q21:

Determine which of the following can be solved using the expression 47.

Case 1: Describe how the number of coins in a jar changes after Hannah took 4 coins from the jar and her brother added 7 coins.

Case 2: Describe how the number of coins in a jar changes after Hannah added 4 coins to the jar and then her brother took 7 coins.

  • AOnly Case 1
  • BNeither Case 1 nor Case 2
  • CBoth Case 1 and Case 2
  • DOnly Case 2

Q22:

A television costs 3,417 LE. Use the + symbol to write an expression for the price of two televisions.

  • A3,417+3,417
  • B3,417+3,417+3,417+3,417
  • C3,417+3,417+3,417
  • D3,417+3,417+3,417+3,417+3,417

Q23:

Liam was trying to sell his 62 toy cars in a yard sale. He sold 12 to one of his friends and later he sold 18 to one of his neighbors.

Which expression tells you how many toy cars he has left to sell?

  • A12+18
  • B62+12+18
  • C6212
  • D6218
  • E621218

Q24:

A mother elephant weighs 6,228 kg, and her baby weighs 1,540 kg. Using the + sign, how do you represent their total weight in kilograms?

  • A6,228+1,540+6,228+1,540
  • B6,228+1,540
  • C1,540+1,540
  • D6,228+6,228

Q25:

A girl had 4,476 LE and then bought a cell phone for 2,300 LE. Write the correct symbol in the blank so she can calculate how much money she has left: (4,4762,300).LE

  • A
  • B×
  • C+
  • D÷

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