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Use word problems incorporating familiar items to help your young mathematicians practice adding and subtracting. This 2-page basic math worksheet includes 20 word problems. For each, they underline the important parts, including the numbers and words indicating what type of math to use. This page is from the UK. Also, the example has the word "left" underlined for a subtraction problem, yet subsequent subtraction problems don't include that word.