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100

47+23

70

100

79-32

47

100

4x4

16

100

Meg has 16 crayons. Anthony gives her 7 more. How many crayons does Meg have in total?

Write down the operational key term as well.

16+7= 23 crayons.

more; in total

100

Mackenzie climbed 15 steps to get to the slide. She climbed down 6 steps to talk to her friend. Then she climbed up 8 steps to get to the top. How many steps does the slide have?

15-6=11 steps

11+8 steps= 19 steps

200

103+66

169

200

278-122

156

200

8x5=

40

200

Sadie 20 shirts. Sophia has 27 shirts. How many more shirts does Sophia have than Sadie?

Write down the operational key terms.

27-20=7 shirts.

how many more

200

There were 17 balls on the playground. 5 were soccer balls and 8 were basketballs. The rest were kickballs. How many kickballs were there?

17-13= 4 kickballs

300

2,710+89

2,799

300

381-58

323

300

7x6=

42

300

Ms. Wilcox has 6 shelves of books. Each self has 7 books. How many books does Ms. Wilcox have?

Write down operational key term.

6x7=42 books

each

300

10 children were on the rollercoaster. 6 more children got on the ride. Then 7 children got off the ride. How many children were on the rollercoaster then?

10+6=16

16-7=9 children

400

1,876+456

2,332

400

432-67

365

400

9x8=

72

400

Ms. D has some markers. Chase gives her 17 markers. Now Ms. D has 62 markers. How many markers did Ms. D start with?

62-17=45 markers

400

On the nature walk, Lana saw 16 animals. She saw 5 squirrels, 4 woodpeckers and some chipmunks. How many chipmunks did Lana see?

5+4=9 squirrels and woodpeckers

16-9= 7 chipmunks

500

5,097+894

5,991

500

1,855-616

1,239

500

11x10=

110

500

Ms. D runs 3 miles each day. How many miles did she run in a week?

Write down the operational key term.

3x7=21 miles

each

500

Ms. D earns \$6.00 an hour for babysitting and \$8.00 an hour for mowing the lawn. She babysat for 4 hours and mowed the lawn for 2 hours. How much money did she make in all?

6x4=\$24 for babysitting

8x2=\$16 for mowing the lawn

24+16=\$40 total

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