Math Words
Subtraction
Two-Step Easy
Two-Step Challenge
100

What is the sum?

100

Miss Smith's class made 12 cards for Father's Day, and Mr. Rivers class made 10 cards.  This is the total number of cards made for Father's Day.

What is 22?

100

Wendy started school with ten sharpened, new pencils.  She just counted and now she only has six.  This is the number of pencils she has used.

What is 4?

100

Jacob drew five pictures to enter in the school art contest.  Eric drew seven pictures.  Jacob spilled water on two of them, and they are ruined.  This is the number of drawings that Jacob and Eric have entered together.

What is 10?

100

Alexa saved \$12 last week.  This week she saved three less than last.  This is the amount she saved in total.

What is \$21?

200

Take away, minus, and difference refer to this mathematical operation.

What is subtraction?

200

A bakery sold 12 cupcakes in the morning, then 6 more in the afternoon.  This is the total number of cupcakes sold that day.

What is 18?

200

There are seven birds sitting on a tree limb until two fly away. This is the number of birds that are left on the limb.

What is 5?

200

Sally had 15 marbles.  She lost seven, then found four more.  This is how many marbles she has now.

What is 12?

200

Alice has some pennies.  Her dad gave her 48 more.  Now she has 83 pennies.  This is the number of pennies that Alice started with.

What is 35?

300

The quotient is the answer to this type of problem.

What is division?

300

To prepare for swim team tryouts, Dani swam in the pool.  She swam 24 minutes on Monday, 18 minutes Tuesday, and 30 minutes Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  This is her total amount of swim time in the pool this week.

What is 132?

300

A farmer harvested 35 watermelons then sold 15 of them.  This is the number the farmer still has.

What is 20?

300

Cindy had seven apples.  She bought two more, then gave four apples to her friend.  This is the number of apples she has left.

What is 5?

300

Jody's book has 132 pages.  If he read 44 pages on Monday and 47 pages on Tuesday, this is the number of pages he must read on Wednesday to finish the book.

What is 41?

400

The words combine, increase, and plus refer to this operation.

400

There are 65 cars in the beach parking lot.  Before noon, 27 more cars park in the lot.  This is the total number of cars in the lot after noon.

What is 92?

400

Sixty apples were on the shelf, then 23 apples were sold.  This is the number still on the shelf.

What is 37?

400

Jerry walks 4 blocks to get to school every day. If he walks to school and back 5 days a week, this is his total number of blocks walked.

What is 40?

400

Lily runs 4 miles each day.  Her goal is to run 50 miles.  This is the number of miles she has left after one week to reach her goal.

What is 22?

500

This is the answer to a multiplication problem.

What is the product?

500

Your family takes a summer vacation.  They travel 182 miles the first day, 207 miles the second day, and 46 miles the third day.  This is the total number of miles traveled.

What is 435?

500

The principal had 38 balloons.  Some of the balloons popped, and she had 19 balloons left.  This is the number the principal had left.

What is 19?

500

The doughnut shop has 48 plain doughnuts, 29 chocolate-covered, and some blueberry.  There are a total of 114 doughnuts in the bakery.  This is the number of blueberry doughnuts.

What is 37 blueberry doughnuts?

500

Your class collects canned food as a service project.  The goal is 300 cans.  Danny brings in 24 cases containing four cans in each case.  This is the number of cans still needed to reach the goal.

What is 204?