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.
A person has 2 white puppies, 2 brown cats, and 7 black puppies. How many puppies do they have?
William has 15 cars colored red, blue, and green.
Which of these could be his car collection?
Find the group with 5 balloons.
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?
How many students did the high jump?
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.
How many pieces of candy does she have?
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?
Noah bought 3 bananas, 5 apples, and 6 oranges. How many pieces of fruit did he buy?
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?
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.
There are 5 blue flowers, 3 purple flowers, and 6 yellow flowers growing in Rosie’s garden. How many flowers are there?
Find the missing number.
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?