Lesson Worksheet: Repeated Addition with Arrays Mathematics • 2nd Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice making arrays with at most 5 rows or columns and writing repeated addition sentences to describe the total number of objects.


Find an addition sentence that tells you how many bears there are.

  • A4+4+4+4=16
  • B3+3+3=9
  • C4+4+4=12
  • D4+4+4=16
  • E4+4=12


Matthew and Elizabeth have been asked to count the number of boats.

Matthew says they can do 4+4+4+4+4.

Elizabeth says they can do 5+5+5+5.

Who is correct?

  • AOnly Elizabeth is correct.
  • BThey are both correct.
  • COnly Matthew is correct.
  • DThey are both wrong.


Jacob and Emma are counting the number of basketballs.

Emma says that there are 4+4 basketballs.

Jacob says there is another way to count the basketballs. What is it?

  • A2+2+2+2
  • B2+2
  • C1+1+1
  • D2+2+2
  • E1+1+1+1


Matthew is using this array to help him count the number of coins that he has.

Write a repeated addition sentence for the number of coins that he has.

  • A3+3+3=9
  • B3+3+3+3+3=15
  • C5+5+5+5+5=15
  • D3+3+3+3=12
  • E1+1+1+1+1=15

Write a different repeated addition sentence for the number of coins.

  • A5+5+5+5+5=15
  • B5+5+5=15
  • C3+3+3=15
  • D1+1+1+1+1=15
  • E5+5+5+5=20


Daniel is counting the objects in an array. He writes the addition sentence 3+3+3+3=12.

Which array was he looking at?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E


Sarah is counting the cars in a parking lot.

Find the missing number in her answer.

How many cars in total are there?


In a gallery, there are 2 rows of photos and 3 photos in each row. Write an addition sentence for the total number of photos that are in the gallery.

  • A4+4=8
  • B3+3=4
  • C3+3=6


In James’s class, there are 4 rows of chairs and 2 chairs in each row. How many chairs are in James’s class?


There are rows and columns.

  • A2, 4
  • B2, 3
  • C4, 2

Which addition sentence shows how many counters there are in total?

  • A4+4=8
  • B4+4=6
  • C3+3=6


Jennifer and Madison have 6 marbles each.

They both arrange the marbles and write a repeated addition sentence to show how many there are.

Who is right?

  • AOnly Madison
  • BOnly Jennifer
  • CBoth are right.

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