Add and Subtract Word Problems Worksheet

First draw a picture of the problem. Then write the answer.

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You have N1 books. You get N2 more. How many do you have in all?*books BOY has N1 books. He gets N2 more. How many books does he have?*books GIRL has N1 books. BOY has N2. How many do they have together?*books I read N1 books at home and N2 books at school. How many books do I read in all?*books GIRL counts N1 books on one desk and N2 on another. How many books does she count in all?*books BOY has N1 apples. His brother gives him N2 more. How many does he have then?*apples My mother gives us N1 apples. Later she gives us N2 more. How many did she give us in all?*apples I wash N1 cups after breakfast. After lunch, I wash N2 more. How many did I wash in all?*cups N1 friends are at a party. N2 more friends come. How many are at the party?*friends I go out with N1 friends. We meet N2 more friends. How many friends are with me?*friends There are N1 boxes in the house. Outside we count N2 more. How many boxes do we have?*boxes GIRL fills N1 boxes. BOY fills N2. How many boxes do they fill together?*boxes GIRL picks up N1 balls and BOY picks up N2. How many balls did they pick up?*balls N1 cars are in the front and N2 are in the back. How many cars are there altogether?*cars N1 cars are here. N2 more cars drive up. How many cars are here?*cars N1 girls are in the room. N2 more girls run in. How many girls are in the room?*girls I have N1 hats. My friend BOY has N2 hats. How many hats do we have altogether?*hats There are N1 trees in the park. We plant N2 more. How many trees are in the park?*trees I ate N1 oranges on Monday and N2 on Tuesday. How many oranges did I eat in all?*oranges BOY picks N1 flowers and GIRL picks N2. How many flowers did they pick together?*flowers I visit N1 houses on my street and N2 on yours. How many houses do I visit?*houses***N1 children have cats, N2 children have dogs, and 3 children don't have pets. How many children have pets?*children BOY picks N1 flowers. 2 days later, he picks N2 more. How many flowers did BOY pick in all?*flowers GIRL has 2 bags of oranges. In one bag there are N1 and in the other N2. How many oranges are there in all?*oranges 6 children plant trees. They plant N1 trees. Later they plant N2 trees. How many trees did they plant in all?*trees There are 2 piles of hats, one with N1 hats and the other with N2 hats. How many hats are there in all?*hats There are 2 groups of girls in the room. One group has N1 girls and the other has N2. How many girls are in the room?*girls We see N1 cars go by. 3 days later, we see N2 cars go by. How many cars did we see altogether?*cars We play 2 games. In one game we use N1 balls. In the other we use N2 balls. How many balls did we use?*balls GIRL picks up N1 balls and BOY picks up N2. How many balls did the 2 of them pick up?*balls BOY makes 2 stacks of boxes. One stack has N1 boxes and the second has N2. How many boxes are there in all?*boxes 3 children set the table. BOY puts out N1 cups. GIRL puts out N2 cups. I put out the plates. How many cups were put out?*cups***BOY has N1 books to read. He reads N2. How many more must he read?*books GIRL has N1 flowers. She gives N2 to her friend. How many does she have left?*flowers I pour N1 cups of water. If I hand out N2 cups, how many cups are left?*cups I have N1 books in my bag. If I take out N2, how many are left in the bag?*books There are N1 apples in a bowl. GIRL eats N2. How many are left in the bowl?*apples We buy N1 oranges and eat N2 of them. How many oranges are left?*oranges There are N1 cars at the school. N2 drive away. How many are still at the school?*cars I have N1 hats. If I give away N2, how many do I have left?*hats There are N1 children in the room. N2 leave. How many are left?*children N1 girls are in the room. If N2 leave, how many girls are left?*girls There are N1 cups of water on the table. If we drink N2, how many cups will be left?*cups There are N1 boxes on the table. If GIRL puts N2 on the floor, how many are still on the table?*boxes N1 books are on my desk. My friend takes N2. How many books do I have left on my desk?*books I go out with N1 friends. N2 have to go home. How many are still with me?*friends There are N1 trees in the park. If N2 are oak trees, how many are not oaks?*trees There are N1 girls in the room. If N2 leave, how many girls are still there?*girls***I went to N1 houses yesterday. Today I go to N2. How many more houses did I go to MAX?*houses*yesterday*today*MAX BOY puts N1 oranges in the bag. GIRL adds N2. MAX put in how many more oranges?*oranges*BOY*GIRL*MAX GIRL reads N1 books. BOY reads N2. How many more books does MAX read than MIN?*books*GIRL*BOY*MAX There are N1 houses on BOY's street and N2 on GIRL's. How many more houses are on MAX's street?*houses*BOY*GIRL*MAX BOY eats N1 apples. GIRL eats N2. How many more apples did MAX eat?*apples*BOY*GIRL*MAX GIRL picks N1 apples and BOY picks N2. MIN picks how many less than MAX?*apples*GIRL*BOY*MIN GIRL has N1 books. BOY has N2. How many more books does MAX have than MIN?*books*GIRL*BOY*MAX GIRL has N1 books. BOY has N2. MIN has how many less than MAX?*books*GIRL*BOY*MIN This week I read N1 books. Last week I read N2. How many more books did I read MAX?*books*this week*last week*MAX We count N1 cars in front of the school and N2 in back. How many more cars are MAX?*cars*in front*in back*MAX BOY takes N1 oranges and GIRL takes N2. How many more oranges does MAX take?*oranges*BOY*GIRL*MAX GIRL picks N1 flowers. BOY picks N2. MIN picks how many less than MAX?*flowers*GIRL*BOY*MIN GIRL has N1 hats. BOY has N2. How many less does MIN have?*hats*GIRL*BOY*MIN There were N1 trees last year. This year there were N2. How many more trees were there MAX?*trees*last year*this year*MAX We saw N1 trees last year. This year we saw N2. How many less were there MIN?*trees*last year*this year*MIN