Translate the story problem into mathematical statements.

Compute the required results.

Example: The distance between two places is 35 miles. If a person has covered 18 miles, how many more miles are left?
Subtract 18 from 35 Answer: 17 miles Directions: Solve the following. Also write at least ten examples of your own.

Q 1: At the Halloween party there were 8 kids in vampire costumes and 5 kids in ghost costumes. How many more kids were wearing vampire costumes? 8-5=3 10-3=11 10+3=13 10-3=15

Q 2: There were 5 pumpkins sitting on the porch. Mom brought home 8 more. How many pumpkins are there altogether? 5+8=13 8-5=13 8-5=3 8x5=40

Q 3: After eating way too much candy, Suzy had to go to the dentist and have 5 cavities filled. The dentist told her to come back the following week to have 4 more done. How many cavities did poor Suzy have? 5-4=1 5+4=9 5+4=11 5+4=10

Q 4: On a scary Halloween night party there were 16 glasses of punch on the table. 10 people had 10 glasses of punch. How many glasses of punch are left? 16-10 = 6 16- 16=0 10+10=20 16+10=26

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