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# Solving Word Problems involving Addition and Subtraction of numbers within 120 1st Grade Math Worksheets

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## Summary:

Solving word problems both rely the development of reading and language skills. Addition means “putting together” groups of objects and finding how many they are in total while subtraction tells “how many are left” or “how many more or less”.

Steps in Problem Solving:

1. Identify the Problem. Understand what is asked.
2. Encircle important numbers.
3. Underline the keywords. Analyze if it is for addition or subtraction.
4. Solve the problem.

in all, sum, total, more than, plus, altogether, increased by add

Subtraction:
fewer, left, less than, take away, minus, difference, remain, decreased

## Examples:

There are 6 surfboards and the surfer bought another 8 pieces. How many surfboards are there in all?

6 + 8 = 14

There were 8 beach balls but 5 of them were damaged. How many beach balls were left?

8 – 5 = 3

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