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Worksheet #1 Addition and Subtraction Textual Problems Grades 12
1. Daniel’s mom decorated the yard with 11 balloons for Daniel’s birthday party. Three balloons flew away. How many balloons are left? Show work: Answer: 

2. There were 12 beautiful butterflies in Michael’s flower garden. A few minutes later when Michael looked into the garden again he counted only 7 butterflies. How many butterflies flew away? Show work: Answer: 
3. Mom put 7 chocolateglazed donuts on one plate and 9 creamfilled donuts on another. How many donuts are there in all? Show work: Answer: 
4. Julia borrowed several markers from Sonia. The next day she returned 8 markers to Sonia. Sonia said that 2 markers were missing. How many markers had Sonia given to Julia? Show work: Answer: 
5. There were 8 passengers in the bus. At the next stop 6 more passengers got on the bus. How many passengers are there in the bus now? Show work: Answer: 