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Quiz: Word Problems

Try to see if you can solve all the word problems! Use a pencil and paper to write equations or draw pictures for the problems

James had 12 pennies. He lost 8 pennies. How many pennies does James have left?
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8 4

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Zeke had some apples. He bought 6 more. Now he has 16. How many apples did Zeke have to start with?

10
22 5

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Laura had 12 candles on her birthday cake. She blew some out. Now there are 3 candles lit. How many candles did she blow out?

15
10 9

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Halle and Zach took pictures at the zoo. Halle took 10 pictures and Zach took 6. How many more pictures did Halle take than Zach?

4
10 16

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Isaac and Alex went to the library Isaac found 13 books and Alex found 7. How many fewer books did Alex find?

6
20 9

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Mykel read 12 pages on Friday and some more on Saturday. Altogether he read 20 pages. How many pages did Mykel read on Saturday?

6
8 32

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Ms. Smith sharpened 9 pencils in the morning. She sharpened 8 pencils in the afternoon. How many pencils did she sharpen in all?

1
18 17

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Which equation would I use to solve this problem: Marshon had 15 jelly beans. He ate 5. How many jelly beans are left?

15 + 5 = 20

15 - 5 = 10

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Which equation would I use to solve this problem: Chloe had 9 stuffed animals. Alexia gave her 4 more. How many stuffed animals does she have now?

9 + 4 = 13

94=5

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