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

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 Millie’s party?

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2. Mom put 15 cookies on the plate. Ten minutes later there were only 6 cookies left. How many cookies had 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 than there were last year?

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