Just in time for Halloween.
Try our Math Word Problems!

Mrs. Taverna's class created math word problems.  Give them a try and see if you can solve them. Click and drag your mouse over the "Answer row" to see if you were right!

 

 

There were 5 yelling mummies inside the cemetery. 
The 3 flying bats went to the coffin inside the cemetery.
How many bats and mummies in all? By Alexandra

Answer:           5 + 3 = 8                    

 

5 nice ghosts are in my house. 11 more 
friendly ghosts came into my house. 
How many ghosts are in my house? By William

Answer:             5 + 11 = 16                  

 

There are 3 flopping bats playing tennis. 
4 vampires joined the bats. How many 
vampires and bats are there in all? By Patrick

Answer:              3 + 4 = 7         

 

There was a scary Headless Horseman that was chasing
9 frightened kids. Then he started chasing 10 more. 
How many kids did he chase all together?  By Alina

Answer:              9 + 10 = 19              

 

6 silly vampires were trick-or-treating and 
8 creepy witches joined them. How many silly vampires
and creepy witches are there in all? By Chris D.

Answer:              6  + 8 = 14             

 

There were 9 huge scary goblins playing eyeball.
 Then there were 9 more ugly goblins. 
So how many are there in all? by Brandon C.

Answer:             9 + 9 = 18           

 

Mrs. Taverna took me into the Halloween zoo. 
We saw 8 human skeletons and 6 zombies?
How many in all? By Melvin

Answer:            8 + 6 = 14          

 

There were 12 friendly ghosts playing tag. 
6 more friendly ghosts came to play tag with them.
How many ghosts are playing tag in all? By Jason

Answer:             12 + 6 = 18          

 

5 wrapped mummies invited 3 undead zombies
to the 2nd Annual Spooks Party. How many 
mummies and zombies were at the party in all? By Nick

Answer:            5 + 3 = 8           

 

There were 8 scary zombies at the graveyard. 
8 more spooky vampires came along to join them. 
How many were there in all? By Brendan

Answer:            8 + 8 = 16          

 

20 pumpkins scared 12 trick-or-treaters. The pumpkins got mad. How many pumpkins and trick-or-treaters are there in all? by Ali

Answer:              20 + 12 = 32         

 

There were 6 scary witches flying on broomsticks. Then 12 spooky ghosts came along and joined them through the night sky. How many were flying in all? By Eleni

Answer:            6 + 12 = 18            

 

There where 14 spooky skulls sitting on the porch. 
Then 14 crazy pumpkins came to join them. How many
skulls and pumpkins in all? By Isabella

Answer:             14 + 14 = 28            

 

There were 5 black cats next to the black house. 
There were 2 bony bumpy skeletons near the black 
house. How many in all? By Linda

Answer:               5 + 2 = 7               

 

There are 2 scary ghosts playing soccer. 2 more
scary ghosts come to play too. How many ghosts
are there playing soccer in all? By Matt

Answer:             2 + 2 = 4              

 

There were 12 attacking pants fighting 
4 mad skeletons. How many in all? By Malik

Answer:              12 + 4 = 16           

 

There were 13 flying scary ghosts and 8 boys playing
soccer at Pocantico Hills School at 9:00 at night. How many
ghosts and boys were playing soccer in all? By Michael

Answer:              13 + 8 = 21           

 

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