Addition Problems
3 + 4 + 3 + 2 = 12 pencils.

Addition Problems

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Children in elementary school will be expected to solve addition problems presented to them in key words rather than symbols. Solving these addition problems means being able to recognize those key words, such as 'total' or 'altogether', and to calculate accordingly.

Try this quiz to see how well you do with solving addition problems.

Can you solve the addition problems?

1.
A table has 4 legs. How many legs do 4 tables have?
16
44
12
24
4 + 4 + 4 + 4 = 16, this is the same as 4 x 4
2.
An apple costs 20p, an orange costs 10p and a banana costs 5p. How much would 2 apples, 1 orange and 1 banana cost altogether?
55p
65p
50p
35p
20p + 20p + 10p + 5p = 55p
3.
Kim is given £9 for her birthday. Jake gets £4 more than this. How much does Jake get?
£11
£13
£12
£15
4 more than 9 is 13
4.
I need £2 to go swimming. I have £1.50. How much more do I need?
20p
£2.00
70p
50p
£1.50 + 50p = £2
5.
Last week I watched 6 hours of TV. This week I watched 8 hours. How much TV have I watched altogether?
14 hours
12 hours
15 hours
16 hours
6 + 8 = 14
6.
Susan walks 8 miles. She stops and then walks another 4 miles. How far has she walked in total?
12 miles
84 miles
48 miles
22 miles
8 + 4 is a total of 12
7.
Joe has 4 pets, Fran has 7 pets, Ben has 2 pets and Sara has 5 pets. What is the total number of pets?
19 pets
18 pets
21 pets
20 pets
4 + 7 + 2 + 5 = 18
8.
If there are 3 pieces of ribbon that are each 10cm long, how long would they be when added together?
15cm
10cm
3cm
30cm
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
9.
I have 13 marbles and win 10 more in a game. How many do I have in total?
32
12
13
23
13 + 10 gives a total of 23
10.
I have 12 books and borrow 9 more from the library. How many books do I have altogether?
25
22
12
21
12 + 9 = 21
Author:  Angela Smith

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