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Worksheet: Adding Positive Integers

Q1:

Elizabeth traveled downhill for 110 feet. Next, she traveled uphill for 40 feet. Write an addition expression to describe this situation, and then calculate it.

  • A 1 1 0 + ( 4 0 ) , 70
  • B 1 1 0 + 4 0 , 150
  • C 1 1 0 + ( 4 0 ) , 1 5 0
  • D 1 1 0 + 4 0 , 7 0
  • E 1 1 0 + 4 0 , 70

Q2:

Evaluate 5 3 + 2 .

Q3:

You can use a number line to add.

Add ones by counting in ones.

Add tens by counting in tens.

Use number lines to find the answers to these sums.

Q4:

Hannah has $852 in her bank account. She withdrew $51 and then deposited $53. Write an addition sentence to describe this situation, and then solve it.

  • A 8 5 2 + 5 1 + 5 3 , 956
  • B 8 5 2 + ( 5 1 ) + ( 5 3 ) , 748
  • C 8 5 2 + 5 1 + ( 5 3 ) , 850
  • D 8 5 2 + ( 5 1 ) + 5 3 , 854
  • E 8 5 2 + ( 5 1 ) + 5 3 , 8 5 0

Q5:

There are 27 students in one class and 60 students in another. How many students are there in total?

Q6:

John is playing a game. He starts with 30 points.

If, after his first turn, the change in his score is 2 0 . What is his score after the first turn?

If instead, after his first turn, the change in his score becomes +20. What is his score after the first turn?

Q7:

James has 74 new stamps and 24 old stamps. How many stamps does he have in total?

Q8:

Find the sum.

Hint: Jump in tens and ones on a number line.

  • A71
  • B51
  • C61

Q9:

We can use number lines to add negative numbers.

Which number line matches the calculation 4 + ( 6 ) ?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

What is 4 + ( 6 ) ?

Q10:

Find 7 + 1 0 .

Q11:

Anthony is adding using a number line.

Which sum is he working on?

  • A 3 7 + 5 5
  • B 3 7 + 5
  • C 3 7 + 5 0

What is the total?

  • A87
  • B92
  • C42

Q12:

Complete 2 1 + = 6 3 using the number line.

Q13:

Which of the following expressions does not belong with the other four?

  • A 8 + 1 4
  • B 1 4 8
  • C 8 ( 1 4 )
  • D 1 4 ( 8 )
  • E 1 4 + ( 8 )

Q14:

6 6 + 8 5 = .