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Addition & Subtraction Word Problems

Lesson 1

 

Problem:

There are 35 students in a class and 40 students in another. Find the total number of students in both the classes.

Solution
Step 1:

Take the first number and add it to the second number.

 

Solution
Step 2:

  35   +   40  =    75  . 

 

Solution
Step 3 :

The answer is: 75

 

  Two practice problems:

Solve the following: 

A.

In a school there are 50 teachers, if 30 are on leave. How many are left?

B.

In a group, there are 2 black candies, 5 red candies and 3 pink candies. Find the total number of candies present.

 

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