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

## Example Questions

### Example Question #101 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

Tim’s favorite tree had branches before the storm last night. He saw branches in the yard this morning. How many branches are left on the tree?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because the tree lost branches, so it will have less than what it started with.

We can start at and count back

### Example Question #101 : Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Megan has markers. Ben only has markers so Megan lets Ben have of her markers. How many markers does Megan have left?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because Megan is giving some of her markers away, so she will have less than what she started with.

We can start at and count back .

### Example Question #3 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

The toy panda weighs pounds less than the toy truck. The truck weighs pounds, how much does the panda weigh?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because we are finding the difference in weight between the truck and the panda.

We can start at and count back .

### Example Question #4 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

Jess has t-shirts in her drawer. This week she has worn of her t-shirts. How many are left in the drawer?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because Jess has worn some of her shirts, so her total number of shirts in the drawer is decreasing.

We can start at and count back .

### Example Question #1 : Addition And Subtraction Within 20 To Solve Word Problems: Ccss.Math.Content.1.Oa.A.1

Cassie picked flowers outside. She gave to her mom, and she wants to give the rest to her sister. How many does she have left for her sister?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because Cassie gave some of her flowers away, so she will have less than what she started with.

We can start at and count back .

### Example Question #111 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

Mark has coins in his pocket. When he gets them out, he drops all but of them. How many coins did he drop?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because Mark dropped some of his coins so he has less than what he started with.

We can start at and count back .

### Example Question #111 : Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Toby has toys in his toy bin. At the end of the day, he has toys remaining in the bin. How many did he take out?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because Toby took toys out of the bin, so he is decreasing the number of toys in his bin.

We can start at and count back .

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

Ally has pieces of her Halloween candy left. She decides to share pieces with her sister. How many pieces does she have left?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because Ally is giving some of her candy away, so she will have less than what she started with.

We can start at and count back .

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

David sees apples on the apple tree. If he picks of them, how many will be left?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because David is taking away apples.

We can start at and count back .

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

On Christmas Eve morning, a tree lot had trees left to sell. By the end of the day, they had only trees left. How many did they sell?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is a subtraction problem because the tree lot is getting rid of trees, so they have less by the end of the day.

We can start at and count back .