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Lesson Worksheet: Word Problems: Addition and Subtraction with Numbers up to 1,000 Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice deciding which operations are needed to solve a word problem by drawing a model if necessary and writing an equation to record the solution.

Q1:

If a person bought a watch for 113 LE and a shirt for 740 LE, how much did he pay for both of them?

Q2:

Karim is trying to solve a word problem by first adding 278 and 549 together and then subtracting 137. Which of these word problems could he be trying to solve?

  • AMona the grocer has 549 apples, 278 bananas, and 137 pears. How many more pears and apples does she have than bananas?
  • BMona the grocer has 278 apples, 549 bananas, and 137 pears. How many more apples and bananas does she have than pears?
  • CMona the grocer has 278 apples, 549 bananas, and 137 pears. How many more bananas and pears does she have than apples?
  • DMona the grocer has 278 apples, 549 bananas, and 137 pears. How many more pears and apples does she have than bananas?

Q3:

A man has 675 LE and his brother has 214 LE. How much do they have altogether?

Q4:

Classes 3 and 4 are recycling plastic bottles. Last month, class 3 recycled 274 bottles. Class 4 recycled 67 more bottles than class 3.

Which of the following expressions shows how many bottles class 4 recycled?

  • A274×67
  • B274+67
  • C67274
  • D27467

Which of the following expressions shows the total number of bottles recycled?

  • A274+341
  • B274341
  • C274207
  • D274+207

How many bottles did both classes recycle altogether?

Q5:

A shop sold 790 books on Wednesday and 205 books on Thursday. How many books were sold in those two days?

Q6:

An airport has two parking lots. Parking lot A has 268 spaces. Parking lot B has 156 fewer spaces.

Which of the following expressions shows how many spaces parking lot B has?

  • A268+156
  • B268156
  • C156268
  • D156+268

Which of the following expressions shows how many spaces there are in the two parking lots?

  • A424268
  • B424112
  • C268+424
  • D268+112

How many spaces are there in total?

Q7:

Students want to plant 621 trees in their village. They have planted 476 trees. How many are left?

Q8:

Fares knows that there are 259 students in his school and Sally knows that there are 484 students in her school. How many students are there in the two schools?

Q9:

A man bought a cell phone for 506 LE and a camera for 390 LE. How much did he pay for both of them?

Q10:

Amer has 167 football cards. His friend Adam has 216 more cards. How many cards do they have altogether?

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