Multi-digit Addition Word Problems Worksheet

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  • I know how to solve multi-digit addition word problems.

    How to add multi-digit numbers?
  1. Arrange the numbers vertically in columns. Make sure that they line up according to their place values.
  2. Add the numbers in each column, starting from the rightmost column (the ones column) and working your way to the left.
  3. If the sum of the numbers in a column is 10 or more, you regroup or carry the extra digit to the next column to the left.

    Have a look at this video if you need to learn how to add multi-digit numbers.

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or if you make a mistake.
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2. A baseball stadium sold some burgers: 2,806 were cheeseburgers and 1,679 burgers didn’t have cheese.
How many burgers did they sell in all?

3. On Saturday night, 23,748 people attended the concert. On Sunday, 7,570 more people attended the concert than on Saturday. How many people attended the concert on Sunday?

4. The office supply closet had 25,473 large paperclips, 13,648 medium paperclips, and 15,306 small paperclips. How many paperclips were in the closet?

5. At the zoo, Brooke learned that one of rhinos weighed 4,897 pounds, one of the giraffes weighed 2,667 pounds, one of the African elephants weighed 12,456 pounds, and one of the Komodo dragons weighed 123 pounds.
a. What is the combined weight of the zoo’s African elephant and the giraffe?

b. What is the combined weight of the zoo’s African elephant and the rhino?

c. What is the combined weight of the zoo’s African elephant, the rhino, and the giraffe?

d. What is the combined weight of the zoo’s Komodo dragon and the rhino?

6. The Lane family took a road trip. During the first week, they drove 907 miles. The second week they drove the same amount as the first week plus an additional 297 miles. How many miles did they drive during the second week?

7. Meredith kept track of the calories she consumed for 3 weeks. The first week, she consumed 12,490 calories, the second week 14,295 calories, and the third week 11,116 calories. How many calories did Meredith consume altogether?

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