### All Common Core: 1st Grade Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

A large pizza has slices. If we eat slices, how many will be left?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because we want to know how many slices will be left after we eat some. Since we are eating slices, or taking slices away, we will have less than what we started with.

We can start at and count back .

### Example Question #1 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

Emily has blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries on her plate. How many total pieces of fruit does she have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total pieces of fruit Emily has when we put the blueberries, strawberries, and rapsberries together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #2 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

The grocery store has bottles of soda, bottles of juice, and bottles of water. How many total bottles do they have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total bottles the store has been we put the juice, soda, and water bottles together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #3 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

Suzzy finds coins under her couch, in a drawer, and sitting out on the table. How many total coins does she have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total coins Suzzy found when she puts all the coins together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #4 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

The carnival game has different sizes of bears for prizes. small bears, medium bears, and large bears. How many total bears does the carnival game have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total bears the carnival game has when we put the three sizes together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #5 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

The gumball machine has red gumballs, green gumballs, and yellow gumballs. How many total gumballs are in the machine?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total gumballs there are when we put all the colors together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #6 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

There are three pots of flowers in Hannah’s yard. The first pot has flowers, the second pot has flowers, and the third pot as flowers. How many flowers are in all three pots?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total flowers there are in all the pots put together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #71 : Operations & Algebraic Thinking

During my hockey game, James scored goals in the first period, no goals in the second period, and goals in the third period. How many total goals did James score?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total points were scored when we put all the points together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

### Example Question #8 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

My candy basket has sucker, chocolate bars, and gummies. How many total pieces of candy do I have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many pieces of candy when I put the sucker, chocolate and gummies together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #9 : Word Problems: Addition Of Three Whole Numbers Whose Sum Is 20 Or Less: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.2

Lindsey’s family is going on vacation. She packs bags, her dad packs bag, and her mom packs bags. How many total bags are they taking on their vacation?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total bags the family has altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .