Worksheet #1 Addition and Subtraction Textual Problems Grades 1-2

1. Danielís mom decorated the yard with 11 balloons for Danielís birthday party. Three balloons flew away. How many balloons are left?

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2. There were 12 beautiful butterflies in Michaelís flower garden. A few minutes later when Michael looked into the garden again he counted only 7 butterflies. How many butterflies flew away?

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3. Mom put 7 chocolate-glazed donuts on one plate and 9 cream-filled donuts on another. How many donuts are there in all?

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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?

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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?

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