# Grade 1 Math Word Problem on Addition

## Word Problem on Addition

**What is a word problem on Addition?**

When each word sentence and solution of the problem can be written in an
addition sentence then the problem is called word problem on addition.

**Example:**

Tram had 2 bottles. Biden gave him 3 more. How many bottles does Tram now
have?

Addition sentence of the problem: 2 + 3 = 5.

**Sample Question of Word Problem on Addition:**

**1. Linda had 3 sharpeners. Steven gave her 7 more. How
many sharpeners does Linda have now?**

**Solution:**

3 + 7 = 10.

[start counting from 7 and go for next 3 steps: 8,9,10. So 10 is the
problem solution]

So, Linda has 10 sharpeners now.

**Follow the steps:**

No of sharpeners that had Linda = 3.

No of sharpeners that was given by Steven = 7.

Total number of sharpeners = 3 + 7 = 10.

**2. There are 6 green rubber bands and 4 blue rubber
bands. How many rubber bands are there?**

**Solution:**

[Start up counting to add the numbers together. Start from 6 and count up
4: 7,8,9,10]

6 + 4 = 10.

The sum is 10.

So, There are 10 rubber bands in all.

**Follow the steps:**

No of Green rubber bands = 6.

No of Blue rubber bands = 4.

Total no of rubber bands = 6 + 4 = 10.

**3. Trump has 3 dogs and 4 cats in his house. How many
animals he have in his house in all?**

**Solution:**

3 + 4 = 7.

[start count from 3 and go for next 4 steps: 4,5,6,7]

The sum is 7.

So, Trump has 7 animals in his house in all.

**Follow the steps:**

No of dogs = 3.

No of cats = 4.

Total no of animal = 3 + 4 = 7.

**4. What number is 7 more than 7?**

a. 0

b. 27

c. 14

d. 16

**Answer:** c

**Follow the steps:**

Given number = 7.

Extra number = 7.

Sum of two Numbers = 7 + 7 = 14.

**5. Linda had 9 bottles. Ram gave her 2 more. How many
bottles does Linda now have?**

a. 12

b. 11

c. 13

d. 14

**Answer:** b

**Follow the steps:**

Linda has 9 bottles.

Ram gave her 2 bottles.

Total no of bottles = 9 + 2 = 11.

**6. Fill in the blanks.**

**(a) Ram has 4 🍏 and 3 🥭****. Ram has _____ fruits.**

**Answer:** 7

**Follow the steps:**

No of 🍏 = 4.

No of 🥭 = 3.

Total no of fruits
= 4 + 3 = 7.

**(b) The adding machine
adds 6 automatically with your given numbers.**

The result is _______ when 7 is given into the machine.

**Answer:** 13

**Follow the steps:**

The given number = 7.

Automatically added number = 6.

Total number = 7 + 6 = 13.