Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

Students must be able to apply their skills to real situations. Addition and subtraction word problems provide students with such opportunities. The focus here is on determining the operation required. Is addition required? Is subtraction required? How do we know? What key words tell us? Each worksheet encourages students to break down the problems by highlighting important information and details within the addition and subtraction word problems.

 

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Operation Clue Words

Display these clue words to help children identify the correct operation in worded problems.

BUCKS strategy posters

Posters explaining a method to help children break down worded problems.

 

Addition Word Problems

Word Problems Sheetsaddition word problems

Just Addition

2-digit sheet 1

2-digit sheet 2

 

3-digit sheet 1

3-digit sheet 2

 

4-digit sheet 1

4-digit sheet 2

Addition and Subtraction Mix

2-digit sheet 1

2-digit sheet 2

 

3-digit sheet 1

3-digit sheet 2

 

4-digit sheet 1

4-digit sheet 2

 

Multi-Step Problems 1

Multi-Step Problems 2

 

Mixed Operations
x, ÷ , +, – sheet 1

Mixed Operations
x, ÷ , +, – sheet 2

 

Subtraction Word Problems

Word Problem Sheetssubtraction word problems Just Subtraction

2-digit sheet 1

2-digit sheet 2

 

3-digit sheet 1

3-digit sheet 2

 

4-digit sheet 1

4-digit sheet 2

Addition and Subtraction Mix

2-digit sheet 1

2-digit sheet 2

3-digit sheet 1

3-digit sheet 2

4-digit sheet 1

4-digit sheet 2

Multi-Step Problems 1

Multi-Step Problems 2

Mixed Operations
x, ÷ , +, – sheet 1

Mixed Operations
x, ÷ , +, – sheet 2

 

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