Directions: Try to solve each problem on your own. Show your work
using numbers, words, pictures, or symbols.
1. This year, Santa has 14 elves helping
him. Last year, only 5 elves helped.
How many more elves does Santa
have this year?
2. Katie left eight cookies for Santa.
On Christmas morning, two cookies
were left. How many cookies did
3. There are 17 presents under the
tree. 6 of them are for Cody, the
rest are not. How many presents are
for other people?
4. There are 24 candy canes in the box.
Max put 8 on the tree. How many
are left in the box?