Key Words

Key Words

Addition/Subtraction

Multiplication/Division

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Multi-step

100

Identify the key word:
Mrs. Jenkins had 24 tickets. Mckenna had 12 tickets. How many more does Mrs. Jenkins have than McKenna

What is "how many more"

100

Richard has $6.
Scott has $8 more than Richard.
How much money does Scott have?

What is $14

100

There are 3 eggs in each box. How many eggs are in 2 boxes?

What is 6

100

What does this key word mean to do?
"equal parts"

What is divide

100

Shane sells golf balls.
He sold 4 to Jack and 5 to Doug.
He had 7 golf balls left.
How many golf balls did Shane have at first?

What is 16

200

Identify the key word:
What is the sum of 34+23?

What is "sum"

200

Mrs. Barry taught her class 6 new spelling words this week.
She taught them 9 new words last week.
How many new words did Mrs. Barry teach her class altogether?

What is 15

200

Betty has 24 oranges stored in boxes. If the are 3 boxes, how many oranges must go in each box?

What is 8

200

What does mean to do?
"difference"

What is subtract

200

Bridget borrowed 14 books from the library.
She returned 8 books and borrowed 4 more.
How many books did Bridget have then?

What is 10

300

Identify the key word:
What is the difference between 19 and 18?

What is "difference?

300

At Tot Toys, a toy car costs $4 less than a toy rocket.
A toy rocket costs $11.
How much does the toy car cost?

What is $7

300

Lilac is reading the latest Magic Maggie book.
She reads 9 pages each day.
After 4 days how many pages has she read?

What is 36

300

What does this mean to do?
"combined"

What is add

300

Dean had 30 toy whistles.
He gave 2 whistles to each of his 6 friends.
How many whistles did Dean have left?

What is 18

400

Identify the key word:
There are 15 chapter books in our library. 5 students want to check out books. How many books can each student check out?

What is "each"

400

Gary has 12 Magic Merlin stickers.
Will has 9 Magic Merlin stickers.
How many more Magic Merlin stickers does Gary have than Will?

What is 3

400

Mrs. Taylor has 80 pieces of paper.
She wants to staple 8 pieces together to make a practice book.
How many practice books can Mrs. Taylor make?

What is 10

400

What does this mean to do?
"product

What is multiply

400

A group of 32 students went to the zoo.
20 students took the bus.
4 students rode in each car.
How many cars were needed?

What is 3

500

Identify the key word:
There are 20 apples in a basket. 4 students are sharing the apples. How many apples will each student get?

What is "sharing" or "each"

500

There were 86 seats in the gym.
32 people sat down to watch the game.
11 people were eating a snack.
How many seats were empty?

What is 54

500

The Girl Scouts are having their annual cookie sale.
Emily sells 5 boxes of cookies each day.
How many boxes of cookies did Emily sell?

What is 35

500

There were 46 passengers on the bus.
19 passengers got off at the first stop.
15 passengers got off at the second stop.
How many passengers were left on the bus?

What is 12

500

Mr. Clark gave 4 lollipops to each of his 8 students.
Now he only has 19 lollipops left.
How many lollipops did Mr. Clark have at first?

What is 51

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