In this post we will discuss different problems of addition for Grade 1 Math Students. The questions are based on addition of single digit number and are provided with solutions so that the kid can understand the concept behind any problem.

## Addition Word Problem – Single Digit

Read the sentence and calculate the required number using concept of addition

(01) Amit has two dogs and three cats. How many animals are there in all?

Solution
Number of Dogs = 2
Number of Cats = 3

Total animals = 2 + 3 = 5

(02) Radha has three red balls and three green balls. How many total balls does Radha have?

Solution
Red Balls = 3
Green Balls = 3

Total Balls = 3 + 3 = 6

(03) George has 5 Brown Horses and 3 Black Horses. How many horses are there in total?

Solution
Brown Horses = 5
Black Horses = 3

Total Horses = 8

(04) A zoo has three Lions and Four Tigers. How many wild cats does the zoo have?

Solution
Number of Lions = 3
Number of Tiger = 4

Total Wild Cats = 3 + 4 = 7

(05) Joe has three apples, two bananas and one watermelon. How many fruits are there in total?

Solution
Number of apples = 3
Number of Bananas = 2
Number of Watermelons = 1

Total Fruits = 3 + 2 + 1 = 6

(06) Ram has two parrots and six sparrows. How many birds are there in total?

Solution
Number of Parrots = 2
Number of Sparrows = 6

Total Birds = 2 + 6 = 8

(07) Stacey has one red car and one blue cars. How many cars does Stacey has?

Solution
Total Red Car = 1
Total Blue Car = 1

Total Cars = 1 + 1 = 2

(08) John buys 3 Red Shirts and 2 Brown Shirts. How any total shirts are there?

Solution
Red Shirts = 3
Brown Shirts = 2

Total Number of shirts = 3 + 2 = 5

(09) Sita purchased two red bottles, one orange bottles and three yellow bottles. How any bottles are there in total?

Solution
Red Bottles = 2
Orange Bottles = 1
Yellow Bottles = 3

Total Bottles = 2 + 1 + 3 = 6

(10) Robert completed two pages of Math and six pages of English Homework. How many pages are completed in total?

Solution
Math Pages = 2
English Pages = 6

Total Pages = 2 + 6 = 8

This is a collection of Missing Addend sums problems where you have to fill the missing number in the addition equation. This types of questions are tricky as they are not that straightforward and you need to have good command of numbers and counting.

Let us consider one example of his type of problem

Example
Fill in the blanks with suitable number
2 + ____ = 7

Here, we have number 2 with us.
Now what number will it take to make number 7 ?

If we add 2 with 5 we will get 7
Hence 5 is the right answer

Now you have understood one example, it is now time to solve some questions.

(01) 7 + _____ = 10

Solution
a. we have number 7 with us
b. If we add 3 to 7 we will get number 10

Hence, 3 is the right answer
7 + 3 = 10

(02) 2 + _____ = 6

Solution
a. we have number 2
b. if we add 4 to 2, we will get number 6

2 + 4 = 6
Hence, 4 is the right answer

(03) 0 + _____ = 9

Solution
(a) we have number 0 with us
(b) If we add number 9 to 0, we will get number 9

0 + 9 = 9
Number 9 is the right answer

(04) 7 + ______ = 10

Solution
⟹ we have number 7 with us
⟹ How many more we need to make the number 10 ?

7 + 3 = 10

(05) 2 + ____ = 4

Solution
(a) we have number 2 with us
(b) if we add 2 to 2, we will get number 4

2 + 2 = 4
Hence, Number 2 is the right answer

(06) ______ + 4 = 7

Solution
we have number 4 with us
If we add number 3 to 4, we will get 7

3 + 4 = 7
Number 3 is the right answer

(07) 4 + ______ = 8

Solution
we have number 4 with us
If we add 4 to 4, we will get number 8

4 + 4 = 8
Hence 4 is the right answer

(08) _______ + 5 = 5

Solution
we have number 5 with us
In order to get 5, add 0 to the existing number

0 + 5 = 5
Hence 0 is the right answer

(09) 2 + ______ = 3

Solution
we have number 2 with us
If we add 1 to 2, we will get number 3

2 + 1 = 3
Hence 1 is the right answer

(10) 8 + ______ = 9

Solution
we have number 8 with us
If we add number 1 to 8, we get number 9

8 + 1 = 9
Number 1 is the right answer

## Addition Sentence up to 10

Observe the picture carefully and select the right addition sentence from the options provided

(01) Which addition sentence does the picture show?

(a) 3 + 2 = 5
(b) 4 + 3 = 7

Solution
Option (a) is the right answer

Number of Red Balls = 3
Number of Green Balls = 2

Total Number of Balls ⟹ 3 + 2 = 5

(02) Select the correct addition sentence for the picture given below.

(a) 2 + 2 = 4
(b) 2 + 1 = 3

Solution
Option (b) is the right answer

Number of Black Bats = 2
Number of Brown Bats = 1

Total Number of Bats ⟹ 2 + 1= 3

(03) Select the correct addition sentence for the image given below

(a) 4 + 5 = 9
(b) 5 + 5 = 10

Solution
Option (a) is the right answer

Number of Brown Rabbits = 4
Number of White Rabbits = 5

Total Number of Rabbits ⟹ 4 + 5 = 9

(04) Select the addition sentence for the image given below

(a) 5 + 3 = 8
(b) 5 + 4 = 9

Solution
Option (a) is the right answer

Number of Yellow Owls = 5
Number of Grey Owls = 3

Total Owls ⟹ 5 + 3 = 8

(05) Select the correct addition sentence for the given image

(a) 3 + 4 = 7
(b) 2 + 3 = 5

Solution
Option (b) is the right answer

Number of Big dogs = 2
Number of Small Dogs = 3

Total Dogs ⟹ 2 + 3 = 5

(06) Select the addition sentence for the given picture

(a) 3 + 3 = 6
(b) 4 + 3 = 7

Solution
Option (b) is the right answer

Number of Black Fish = 4
Number of Orange Fish = 3

Total Fish ⟹ 4 + 3 = 7

(07) Select the right addition sentence for the below image

(a) 2 + 4 = 6
(b) 1 + 5 = 6

Solution
Number of Brown of Sparrows : 2
Number of Red Sparrows : 4

Total Sparrows : 2 + 4 = 6

(08) Select the right addition sentence for the below image

(a) 6 + 2 = 8
(b) 2 + 6 = 8

Solution
Option (a) is the right answer

Number of Red Apples = 2
Number of Green Apples = 6

Total Number of Apples : 2 + 6 =8

(09) Which addition sentence does the picture shows

(a) 7 + 4 = 11
(b) 6 + 4 = 10

Solution
Option (b) is the right answer

Number of Blue Butterflies = 6
Number of Yellow Butterflies = 4

Total Number of Butterflies : 6 + 4 = 10

(10) Select the right addition sentence

(a) 1 + 2 = 3
(b) 2 + 1 = 3