These arithmetic word problems are great for children ages 7 and older who are looking to improve their addition and subtraction skills.
8 birds are in the tree
First add the birds: 5 + 7 = 12,
Then subtract the birds that flew away: 12 - 4 = 8
11 flowers remain in the garden
First add the flowers: 12 + 7 = 19,
Then subtract the flowers that he picked: 19 - 8 = 11
$25
First add all your money together: $30 + $4 = $34
Then subtract the money you spent: $34 - $9 = $25
12 children are still playing on the playground
First add all the children playing on the playground together: 8 + 7 = 15
Then subtract the children that went inside: 15 - 3 = 12
Rorie has 5 green dresses
First add all the white and blue dresses together: 8 + 4 = 12
Then subtract those dresses from her total amount of dresses: 17 - 12 = 5
There were 25 fruits remaining in the bowl
First add all the fruit together: 25 + 8 = 33
Then subtract the fruit that was eaten: 33 - 8 = 25
There were 21 fruits remaining in the bowl
First add all the fruit together: 9 + 25 = 34
Then subtract the fruit that was eaten: 34 - 13 = 21
Yannick has 67 toy cars
First add all the toy cars together: 87 + 25 = 112
Then subtract the toy cars that Yannick gave away: 112 - 45 = 67
Seth and Teddy have 9 apples remaining
First add all the apples they picked together: 4 + 8 = 12
The subtract the apples they ate: 12 - 3 = 9
Gracie and Martha had $10 remaining after buying the gift
First add their money together: $40 + $20 = $60
The subtract the cost of the gift: $60 - $50 = $10