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

## Example Questions

### Example Question #231 : How To Add

Rick, his mom, and dad went to the batting cages. Rick hit balls, his dad hit balls, and his mom hit balls. How many total balls did they hit?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

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

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #72 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

At the store, Megan bought a bag of apples, a bag of oranges, and bananas. How many pieces of fruit did Megan buy?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total pieces of fruit Megan has when we put the apples, organes, and bananas together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #73 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

For a project, Tim needs pieces of blue paper, pieces of yellow paper, and pieces of green paper. How many pieces of paper does Tim need?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many pieces of paper Tim needs when we put the three colors together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #74 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

A bag of marbles has purple marbles, black marbles, and red marbles. How many marbles are in the bag?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total marbles are in the bag when we put 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 #75 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

At the dog park there are brown dogs, white dogs, and black dog. How many dogs are at the park?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total dogs are at the park altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #72 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

Jessica’s dog eats three times a day. In the morning he eats cups of food, in the afternoon he eats cup of food, and in the evening he eats cups of food. How many total cups of food does Jessica’s dog eat each day?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many cups of food Jessica's dog gets altogether in a day. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #76 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

Cindy has three sets of steps in her house. There are steps to walk up to the front door, steps to get upstairs, and steps to get into the basement. How many total steps does Cindy have?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know the total number of steps in Cindy's house when we put all three sets of steps together. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #77 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

Joe spent minutes cleaning his room, minutes cleaning his bathroom, and minutes helping his mom clean the kitchen. How much time did Joe spend cleaning?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many total minutes Joe spent cleaning altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #71 : Representing And Solving Addition And Subtraction Problems

At school we had a hotdog-eating contest. I ate hotdogs, Mel ate hotdogs, and Eric ate hotdogs. How many total hotdogs did we eat?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many hotdogs we ate altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .

### Example Question #181 : Common Core Math: Grade 1

At the cakewalk there are chocolate cakes, yellow cakes, and white cakes. How many total cakes are there?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

This is an addition problem because we want to know how many cakes are at the cake walk altogether. When we put things together we are adding.

We can start at and count up .

Then we can count up .