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This includes some word problems based on addition and subtraction.
1. Addition and subtraction word problems
The table shows the number of people visiting an art museum over 3
January February March
Child 28 34 56
Senior 15 22 ?
Total ? 139 ?
1. What is the total number of people that visited the art museum
in January?
2. Compared to January, how many more children go to the
museum in February?
3. How many adults visited the museum in February?
2. 4. 16 more seniors visited in March than the number that visited in
January and February combined. How many seniors visited the
museum in March?
5. Which month had the highest number of visitors?
6. Write an equation using “x” and then solve the equation.
“In February, there were x museum pass holders admitted to
the museum. 68 of the visitors did not have a museum pass.”
3. January February March
Child 28 34 56
Senior 15 22 53
Total 102 139 164
1. 28 + 59 + 15 = 102
A total of 102 people visited the art museum in January.
2. 34 – 28 = 6
Compared to January, 6 more children go to the museum in
February.
3. 139 – 34 – 22 = 83
83 adults visited the museum in February.
4. 15 + 22 + 16 = 53
53 seniors visited the museum in March.
5. The total admission of March = 56 + 55 + 53 = 164
March has the highest number of admissions.
6. 68 + x = 139
x = 71
There were 71 pass holders admitted to the museum in February.