# Worksheet: Word Problems: Adding Three Numbers

In this worksheet, we will practice solving problems by adding three numbers with sums up to 20 and writing equations to represent the problem.

**Q1: **

A person has 2 white puppies, 2 brown cats, and 7 black puppies. How many puppies do they have?

**Q2: **

William has 15 cars colored red, blue, and green.

Which of these could be his car collection?

- A
- B
- C

**Q3: **

Find the group with 5 balloons.

- A
- B
- C

**Q5: **

Last weekend, 19 first graders went to a field day. 3 of them did the long jump, 11 ran in a race, and others did the high jump.

Answer the following questions to complete the addition expression.

What number belongs in the first box?

- A
- B
- C

How many students did the high jump?

- A
- B
- C

**Q6: **

Olivia has 3 chocolates, 7 lollipops, and 6 fruit candies. In total, she has pieces of candy.

Find the picture that shows the amount of candy she has.

- A
- B
- C

How many pieces of candy does she have?

**Q7: **

On a trip to the aquarium, Natalie saw 17 animals. She saw 8 sharks, 3 whales, and 6 dolphins. Help her write an addition sentence to show how many animals she saw.

What number goes in the red box?

What number goes in the blue box?

**Q8: **

Noah bought 3 bananas, 5 apples, and 6 oranges. How many pieces of fruit did he buy?

**Q9: **

For a school fair, William made 1 cake, 8 sandwiches, and 5 doughnuts.

What number is missing from the addition expression?

How many things did he make in total?

**Q10: **

The pictures show how many of each type of animal are at a farm.

Find an addition sentence that shows the total number of animals.

- A
- B
- C

**Q11: **

There are 5 blue flowers, 3 purple flowers, and 6 yellow flowers growing in Rosie’s garden. How many flowers are there?

**Q12: **

Find the missing number.

**Q13: **

There are items in Matthew’s pencil case. He has 6 pencils, 11 pens, and some erasers.

How many erasers does he have?

What is the total number of items in his pencil case?