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Addition and Subtraction - Story Problems

1. Millie has invited 11 kids to her birthday party. Unexpectedly, her cousins Jan, Anne and Dan made a surprise visit. Also, unexpectedly, 2 of her classmates had to cancel. How many kids were there at the Millie’s party?

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2. Mom has put 15 cookies on the plate. Ten minutes later there were only 6 cookies left. How many cookies have the children eaten?

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3. Last year there were 16 kids in Mrs. Howard’s kindergarten class. This year there are 20 kids in her class. How many more kids are there in her class now then the last year?

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5.Nicole started to read a book for her book club meeting which will take place in 3 days. She calculated that if she reads 5 pages every day that she will be able to finish the book for the book club meeting. How many pages does this book have?

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4. Fill in the squares with "+" or "-":

 9 6 = 15

15 9 = 6

 8 7 = 15

     9 6 = 3

     7 4 = 11

   12 7 = 5

 9 6 2 = 13

 6 3 1 = 2      

11 3 1 = 9   

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