Addition and Subtraction Word Problems - Two Steps

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Evan has a large collection of books. He gave his best friend 14 books. He gave his little brother 8 books. Now Evan has 60 books in his collection. How many books did he have at first?

It is 78 miles to Grandma's house. Mr. Welch drove 35 miles. He stopped to buy a pie for dessert. Then he drove 18 miles and stopped to put gas in the car. How many more miles until he reaches Grandma's house?

Sean is playing Monopoly with his friends. He already has 27 houses. Sean traded in 8 houses for money to buy Park Place. He collected so much rent that he decided to buy 12 more houses. How many houses did Sean have then?

Lou's Shoes must sell 80 pairs of shoes each month. They sold 27 pairs last week and 12 pairs this week. How many more pairs of shoes must they sell?

Alissa picked 16 flowers. Her twin sister, Melissa, also picked 16 flowers. They gave their mother 18 flowers. How many flowers did the sisters have left?