Practice!

Sample Problem

Adrian has 23 bottle caps. Henry has 8 more bottle caps than Adrian. Roy has 18 fewer bottle caps than Adrian. How many bottle caps do they have altogether?

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Solution

The number of bottle caps for Henry: 23 + 8 = 31

The number of bottle caps for Roy: 23 – 18 = 5

The sum for them:  23 + 31 +5= 59