## Word Problem Database

### Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

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Deb and Jenny were doing a science experiment.

Deb's magnet could lift 45 paper clips.

Jenny's magnet could lift 24 paper clips.

How many more paper clips did Deb's magnet lift?

Dale caught 35 fireflies.

She let some escape.

Then she only had 23 fireflies.

How many fireflies escaped?

Maddie and Drake each have a lemonade stand.

Maddie sold 47 cups of lemonade one hot day.

Drake sold 12 fewer cups of lemonade.

How many cups of lemonade did Drake sell?

Tyler needs 75 nails to build a bird house.

He already has 53 nails in his toolbox.

How many more nails does Tyler need?

The high temperature today was 98 degrees.

The low temperature was 67 degrees.

What is the difference between the two temperatures?