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## Sample Problems For Basic Word Problems

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 1.   There are 1 cucumber and 5 tomatoes in a basket.How many vegetables are there? vegetables 2.   There are 2 apples and 2 oranges in a basket.How many pieces of fruit are there? pieces of fruit

Solve.
 1.   You have 1 pencil. Tiffany gives you 9 more.How many total pencils do you have? pencils 2.   There are 1 apple and 9 peaches in a basket.How many pieces of fruit are there? pieces of fruit

### Complexity=5, Mode=subOnly

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 1.   Mary has 7 crayons. She gives Cindy 5 crayons. How many crayons does Mary have left? crayons 2.   Steven has 5 pens. He gives Pearl 1 pen. How many pens does Steven have left? pens

### Complexity=9, Mode=subOnly

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 1.   Mary has 15 notebooks. She gives Cindy 9 notebooks. How many notebooks does Mary have left? notebooks 2.   Mike sees 9 animals in a zoo. Five are monkeys and the rest are peacocks. How many peacocks are there? peacocks

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 1.   Mary has 5 erasers. Steven gives her 1 more.How many total erasers does Mary have? erasers 2.   I have 13 notebooks. I give Sharon 5 notebooks. How many notebooks do I have left? notebooks

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 1.   There are 7 white caps, 9 black caps, and 5 orange caps in a closet. How many orange and black caps are there? caps 2.   Mike collects 4 rocks in May, 8 rocks in June, and 9 rocks in July. How many rocks did he collect altogether? rocks

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 1.   Sharon has 7 stickers. Tiffany gives her more. Now Sharon has 14 stickers. How many stickers did Tiffany give her? stickers 2.   Jennifer has 8 notebooks. Mike gives her more. Now Jennifer has 13 notebooks. How many notebooks did Mike give her? notebooks

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 1.   Cindy eats 4 apples on Friday, 9 apples on Saturday, and 5 apples on Sunday. How many apples did she eat altogether? apples 2.   There are 11 sweaters on a chair. Three are red and 5 are purple. The rest are black. How many black sweaters are there? sweaters

Solve.
1There are 1 cucumber and 5 tomatoes in a basket.
How many vegetables are there?

vegetables

Solution
1 + 5 = 6
2There are 2 apples and 2 oranges in a basket.
How many pieces of fruit are there?

pieces of fruit

Solution
2 + 2 = 4

Solve.
1You have 1 pencil. Tiffany gives you 9 more.
How many total pencils do you have?

pencils

Solution
1 + 9 = 10
2There are 1 apple and 9 peaches in a basket.
How many pieces of fruit are there?

pieces of fruit

Solution
1 + 9 = 10

### Complexity=5, Mode=subOnly

Solve.
1Mary has 7 crayons. She gives Cindy 5 crayons.
How many crayons does Mary have left?

crayons

Solution
7 - 5 = 2
2Steven has 5 pens. He gives Pearl 1 pen. How
many pens does Steven have left?

pens

Solution
5 - 1 = 4

### Complexity=9, Mode=subOnly

Solve.
1Mary has 15 notebooks. She gives Cindy 9
notebooks. How many notebooks does Mary have
left?

notebooks

Solution
15 - 9 = 6
2Mike sees 9 animals in a zoo. Five are monkeys
and the rest are peacocks. How many peacocks are
there?

peacocks

Solution
9 - 5 = 4

Solve.
1Mary has 5 erasers. Steven gives her 1 more.
How many total erasers does Mary have?

erasers

Solution
5 + 1 = 6
2I have 13 notebooks. I give Sharon 5 notebooks.
How many notebooks do I have left?

notebooks

Solution
13 - 5 = 8

Solve.
1There are 7 white caps, 9 black caps, and 5
orange caps in a closet. How many orange and
black caps are there?

caps

Solution
5 + 9 = 14
2Mike collects 4 rocks in May, 8 rocks in June,
and 9 rocks in July. How many rocks did he
collect altogether?

rocks

Solution
4 + 8 + 9 = 21

Solve.
1Sharon has 7 stickers. Tiffany gives her more.
Now Sharon has 14 stickers. How many stickers
did Tiffany give her?

stickers

Solution
14 - 7 = 7
2Jennifer has 8 notebooks. Mike gives her more.
Now Jennifer has 13 notebooks. How many
notebooks did Mike give her?

notebooks

Solution
13 - 8 = 5

Solve.
1Cindy eats 4 apples on Friday, 9 apples on
Saturday, and 5 apples on Sunday. How many
apples did she eat altogether?

apples

Solution
4 + 9 + 5 = 18