Subtraction
Multiplication
Clue Words
Mystery
100

Ben wanted to buy a sandwich and an iced tea from Corbo’s Deli. The sandwich costs \$8.50 and the iced tea costs \$2.99. How much would Ben spend in all?

\$11.49

100

Michael went to Pizza Post for lunch. He ordered a pizza pie which came to \$14.99 total. If Michael pays with \$20.00, how much change will he get back?

\$5.01

100

Nina baked 5 trays of chocolate chip cookies. If there were 12 cookies per tray, how many chocolate chip cookies did Nina bake?

100

The clue word "in all" means what operation?

100

Suzie had 3 bags of candy and Mindy had 8 bags of candy. How many bags of candy did the girls have altogether?

11 bags of candy

200

Liam ordered Wendy's Nuggets 12ct with a side of Mac & Cheese that costs \$13.23. Sarah ordered two orders of Wendy's Chicken that costs \$10.75. How much do they need to pay in all?

\$23.98

200

Diana buys a new dress for \$44.59 and she pays for it with a \$50 bill. How much change should Diana get back?

\$5.41

200

Charlie went to the store to buy boxes of popsicles for the 4th of July. She wanted to get 8 boxes. If each box of popsicles cost 5 dollars, how much money would Charlie spend?

\$40.00

200

The clue word "per" means what operation?

Multiplication

200

A pair of sneakers at Target costs \$30.99. Kristin pays for the sneakers with a \$50 bill. How much change will she get back?

\$19.01

300

At Starbucks, a bagel with cream cheese costs \$3.99 and a large iced coffee costs \$3.50. If Jenna wants to buy both items, how much will she spend altogether?

\$7.49

300

Ms. Green was deciding which pair of sneakers to buy. The white sneakers cost \$54.99 and the blue sneakers cost \$45.89. What is the difference in price between the two pairs of sneakers?

\$9.10

300

Zack has 11 different movies in his movie collection. Bobby has 3 times as many movies as Zack. How many games does Bobby have?

33 movies
300

The clue word "difference" means what operation?

Subtraction

300

At Starbucks, a muffin costs \$2.99 and a large iced coffee costs \$3.50. What is the difference in price between the two items?

\$0.51

400

Monica went to Michael’s for some art supplies. She wanted to buy a new pack of watercolors that cost \$25.99 and a pack of brushes that costs \$14.89. What will Monica spend in total?

\$40.88

400

Tony and Nick went to Chicken Joe’s for lunch after school. They each ordered a hamburger and fries. Their total order came to \$34.25. If they paid with a \$50 bill, how much change should they get back?

\$15.75

400

Jake had 6 pens in his binder. Alice had 9 times as many pens in her binder as Jake. How many pens does Alice have?

54 pens

400

The clue word "sum" means what operation?

400

Steven made 4 cups of hot chocolate and there were 7 marshmallows per cup. How many marshmallows did Steven have altogether?

28 marshmallows

500

Joey wants to buy a pair of sneakers that costs \$28.99 and a new sweatshirt that cost \$23.75. How much will Joey spend in all?

\$52.74

500

If Derek wanted to purchase a video game for his Playstation from GameStop that costs \$79.99. He pays with \$100.00. How much change should Derek get in return?

\$20.01

500

Ms. Johnson was counting her shoes. If she has 10 pairs of shoes, how many individual shoes does she have?

20 shoes

500
The clue word "groups of" means what operation?

Multiplication

500

Mary invited 5 friends over after school. If each of the friends brought 4 movies to choose from, how many movies do they have to pick from?

20 movies

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