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

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : 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 #1 : 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 #1 : 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 .

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

During my hockey game, James scored goals in the first period, no goals in the second quarter, 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 .

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 .

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

Amy’s street has three houses on it. The first house has bedrooms, the second house has bedrooms, and the third house has bedrooms. How many total bedrooms do the three houses have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total rooms are in the three houses altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #61 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

Brian loves balloons. For his birthday, his mom tied balloons to the mailbox, balloons to the door, and put balloons in the house. How many total balloons does Brian have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total balloons there are when we put the balloons on the mailbox, door, and in the house altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #61 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

The pet store sells bunnies, fish, and kittens. They have bunnies, fish, and kittens. How many total animals do they have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many pets the store has when we put the fish, kittens, and bunnies together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

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