# Word/Story Problems with Answer Key

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Addition and Subtraction Word Problems. A word problem is a mathematical exercise where significant background information on the problem is presented in ordinary language rather than in mathematical notation.
1. Addition and subtraction word problems
Grade 4 Word Problems Worksheet
It was the Crazy Sales Week at the department store. Any item that is
\$2,000 or more will get an instant discount of \$200. People buying
two pieces of clothing items gets \$15 off the second item.
1. Josh wants to buy a TV that costs \$2,380 and a printer that costs
\$259. How much does he need to pay?
2. Ashley finds a dress that costs \$116 and a hat that costs \$42.
How much does she need to pay?
3. Sean wants to buy a laptop computer that costs \$2,099, a shirt
that costs \$22 and a jacket that costs \$136. How much does he
need to pay?
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2. 4. Among the three persons, who spent the most money at the
store?
5. On Monday, 126 laptops computer were sold. On Tuesday, 68
laptop computers were sold. On Wednesday, 283 laptop
computers were sold. How many computers were sold in the
three days?
6. Write an equation using “x” and then solve the equation.
There were 156 TV sets in storage. To prepare for Crazy Sales
Week, the store ordered 470 TV sets. During the Crazy Sales
week, x TV sets were sold, and 105 TV sets were left in the
storage.
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3. 1. 2,380 – 200 + 259 = 2,439
Josh needs to pay \$2,439.
2. 116 + 42 – 15 = 143
Ashley needs to pay \$143.
3. 2,099 – 200 + 22 + 136 – 15 = 2,042
Sean needs to pay \$2,042.
4. Josh spent the most money at the store.
5. 126 + 68 + 283 = 477
477 laptop computers were sold in three days.
6. 156 + 470 – x = 105
626 – x = 105
x = 521
521 TV sets were sold during the sale.
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