Welcome to our 3rd Grade Addition and Subtraction Word Problems page.

Here is our selection of free addition and subtraction word problem worksheets, which will help your child
practice solving a range of addition and subtraction problems using 3-digit and 4-digit numbers.

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Each sheet consists of a range of 5 addition and subtraction word problems with numbers up to thousands.

There is a space on each sheet for working out, so that your child can write out the problem and solve it.

We have split the worksheets up into 3-digit word problems and 4-digit word problems.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- add and subtract numbers with 3-digit and 4-digit numbers;
- solve addition and subtraction word problems with and without regrouping.
- recognise the language used in addition and subtraction - sum, total, difference, how many more, etc.
- solve problems involving more than 1 step.

There are two versions of each sheet.

The first version (version A) contains problems where no regrouping is needed.

The second version (version B) contains similar problems but regrouping is needed to solve them.

Answers have been provided with each sheet, along with the calculation needed to solve the problem.

The following sheets are all 1-step addition or subtraction word problems.

The word problems all involve either addition or subtraction (both with and without regrouping).

These problems are trickier than those above.

Each problem involved two steps to solve, and may involve just addition, just subtraction or both operators.

There are 4 problems on each sheet, and more space to work out the solutions.

Take a look at our Subtraction word problems for first graders.

On this page, your child will learn to work out basic subtraction word problems with numbers to 20.

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Here you will find some more of our Addition and Subtraction Worksheet generators for creating your own bespoke addition and subtraction worksheets.

Using the 3rd Grade Math worksheets will help your child to:

- apply their addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills;
- develop their knowledge of fractions;
- apply their knowledge of rounding and place value;
- solve a range of 'real life' problems.

These sheets involve solving one or two more challenging longer problems.

These sheets involve solving many 'real-life' problems involving data.

These sheets involve solving 3-digit and 4-digit addition word problems.

These sheets involve solving 3-digit and 4-digit subtraction problems.

These sheets involve solving a range of multiplciation problems.

These sheets involve solving a range of division problems.

Our quizzes have been created using Google Forms.

At the end of the quiz, you will get the chance to see your results by clicking 'See Score'.

This will take you to a new webpage where your results will be shown. You can print a copy of your results from this page, either as a pdf or as a paper copy.

For incorrect responses, we have added some helpful learning points to explain which answer was correct and why.

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This quick quiz tests your knowledge and skill at solving addition and subtraction word problems within 1000.

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