Problem Solving with Addition and Subtraction

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test

1. Susie went to the art museum. She had $35. She spent $12 on

souvenirs. How much money did she have when she went

home?

2. Jeffery had 27 jellybeans. He gave 13 jellybeans to his friend

Marc. How many jellybeans did Jeffery have left?

3. Angela took a survey of students in 5th grade to see what their

favorite after school food was. 23 students voted for cookies

and 48 students voted for fruit. How many more students

chose fruit?

4. Kristi spent $9 on a hat, $36 on a sweater, and $23 on a pair

of jeans. How much did she spend in all?

5. Jack had 14 red marbles, 12 blue marbles, and 19 green

marbles. What is the total number of marbles that Jack had?

6. The Fields family was going on a road trip. On the first day

they traveled 325 miles. On the second day they traveled

256 miles and on the third day they traveled 375 miles. How

many miles did they travel in all?

7. Sally went shopping for a new dress. At one store she found a

blue dress for $28. At another store she found a yellow dress

for $45. How much more did the yellow dress cost?

8. In the pet store there were 23 birds, 32 hamsters, and 14

fish. How many animals did they have all together?

9. At Happy Elementary there were 87 fourth graders and 92

fifth graders. How many more fifth graders than fourth

graders were there?

10. Kenneth spent 32 tokens on the cake walk, 12 tokens on face

painting, and 20 tokens on food at the carnival. How many

tokens did he spend in all?

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