Just in time for Truck Day
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 are 8 tires on a Con Ed truck and 4 tires on an Army truck. How many tires in all? by William

Answer:           8 + 4 = 12                    

 

There were 10 green Army trucks helping 4 police trucks during an emergency. How many in all? by Malik

Answer:            10 + 4 = 14                  

 

"Hi," said the shovel. "Do you want a math question?" "Yes, ok." There are 7 shovels and 7 more cranes. How many in all? by Melvin

Answer:              7 + 7 = 14         

 

There were 6 tires on one gray dump truck and 8 tires on the other black dump truck. How many tires were there on both dump trucks? by Matt D.

Answer:              6 + 8 = 14              

 

3 police cars were on the highway trying to get a robber. 3 more pulled up to help. How many police cars in total? by Michael

Answer:              3  + 3 = 6             

 

There are 5 dumpster trucks at the dumpster. 5 more come along. How many are there in all? by Patrick

Answer:             5 + 5 = 10           

 

I saw 2 cranes. 1 crane picked 2 bricks. The other one picked 3 bricks. How many did they pick in all? by Ali

Answer:            2 + 3 = 5          

 

There were 5 dump trucks dumping stuff out, then 4 more came to help dump stuff, too. How many trucks were dumping stuff in all? by Isabella

Answer:             5 + 4 = 9          

 

There were 3 ambulances that were coming to rescue 4 people. Then 3 more ambulances came later. How many ambulances were there in all? by Eleni

Answer:            3 + 3 = 6           

 

There were 5 police cars at the Police Station and 5 more police cars came. How many police cars were there at the Police Station? by Linda

Answer:            5 + 5 = 10          

 

There are 19 army trucks driving to the base. Then 15 more join them. How many Army trucks are there in all at the base? by Brandon C.

Answer:              19 + 15 = 34         

 

There were three 18-wheelers carrying furniture on the highway. Ten more 18-wheelers came up behind them. How many 18-wheelers were there on the highway in all? by Jason

Answer:            3 + 10 = 13            

 

One dump truck holds 15 pounds of dirt. Another truck holds 10 pounds. How much dirt can they hold together? by Nick

Answer:             15 + 10 = 25            

 

There are 10 fire trucks parked in a parking lot and 5 more bull dozers park in the same parking lot. How many trucks in all? by Chris D.

Answer:               10 + 5 = 15               

 

There were 10 Con Ed trucks and 5 street sweepers who parked on the same block. How many in all? by Alexandra

Answer:             10 + 5 = 15              

 

There were 5 dump trucks dumping out dirt. 5 more came and emptied dirt at the construction site. How many dump trucks were there in all? By Brendan 

Answer:            5 + 5 = 10          

 

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