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Some examples of addition and subtraction word problems. The videos will illustrate how to use the block diagrams (Singapore Math) method to solve word problems. Go to Math Word Problems for more examples.

Singapore Math - Addition and Subtraction with Two Steps

This video shows how to use Thinking Blocks to model and solve an addition or subtraction word problem involving two changes

Example: Danny has 40 Star Fleet cards. He lost 17 cards at the park. He bought 13 cards at the store. How many cards did Danny have then?

This video shows how to use Thinking Blocks to model and solve a part whole addition word problem involving two parts. Part-Whole Model with two parts - Finding the whole.

Example: Dylan paid $5 for a book. He had $19 left. How much money did Dylan have at first?

This video shows how to use Thinking Blocks to model and solve a part whole addition word problem involving three parts.

Example: Sam is reading a book. He read 9 pages yesterday and 5 pages today. If he reads 12 more pages, he will finish the book. How many pages are in Sam's book?

You can use the Mathway widget below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem. Then click "Answer" to check your answer.