Worksheet: Addition or Subtraction Word Problems Within 10

In this worksheet, we will practice reading one-step word problems and choosing whether to add or subtract within 10 to solve them and write the corresponding equation.

Q1:

A pizza had 8 slices. 3 of them had pepperoni on them.

Which of these tells you how many slices did NOT have pepperoni?

  • A 5 + 3
  • B 8 + 3
  • C 8 3

Q2:

There were 4 cupcakes on a plate. 2 of them had chocolate frosting.

Which of these tells you how many did not have chocolate frosting?

  • A 3 2
  • B 4 + 2
  • C 4 2

Q3:

A fisherman caught 2 fish. Then, he caught 1 more.

Which of these tells you how many fish he caught in total?

  • A 2 + 2
  • B 2 1
  • C 2 + 1

Q4: