Worksheet: Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

In this worksheet, we will practice determining the appropriate type of mathematical operation, either addition or subtraction, to solve word problems.

Q1:

A farmer plants 200 orange trees and 300 mango trees. How many trees did the farmer plant?

Q2:

Hannah is 52 years old and Charlotte is 37. What is the sum of their ages?

Q3:

A builder bought two pieces of land. One had an area of 456 feddans, and the other had an area of 154 feddans. Find the total area of land bought.

Q4:

If a student bought a ruler for 425 piastres and a pen for 375 piastres, how much did he pay?

Q5:

A girl has 250 piastres. If her father gives her 400 piastres, how much money will she have?

Q6:

12 dogs were in a pet show. There were 17 pets in total at the show. How many were not dogs?

Q7:

There are 89 pupils in a classroom. 59 are boys. How many are girls?

Q8:

There are 32 sheep in one field, and 37 sheep in another field. How many sheep are there in both fields?

Q9:

Nabil had $43. He gave his brother $36. How much money does Nabil have left?

Q10:

Yara collected 31 shells from the beach yesterday. She gave 7 of them to her friend. How many shells does she have left?

Q11:

There are 98 pupils in a classroom. 65 are boys. How many are girls?

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