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# Details for problem "Addition or subtraction, insert correct symbol"

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Elementary School, Primary School.

## Summary

In a series of addition or subtraction problems, the plus or minus symbol is missing.

## Description

Enhance and review the skill of addition and subtraction as well as reviewing mathematical symbols by using this type of problem on your worksheet. This is a cloze task where arithmetic signs are missing in simple terms with two operands.

The terms are addition terms and subtraction terms. In each case, the summands and the sum are given for addition tasks or minuend, subtrahend, and difference for subtraction tasks. The arithmetic symbol is missing in each case and has been replaced in the task by a space symbol.

This sort of worksheet can be used as a small or whole group activity or independent/ homework practice additionally. The complexity level can be personalized to use these worksheets from grade 1 to grade 4.

Practicing these problems can help achieve the following array of targets.

1. Revise the concept of addition and subtraction.
2. Understand the relationship between counting to addition and subtraction.
3. Build a strong concept of the equal sign.
4. Use the prediction skills by comparing both sides of the equation.
5. Discover the accuracy of equations of addition and subtraction.

The number of tasks is adjustable. The number of problems can range from 1 to 10. The selection of numbers starts from 10 to 100,000. The correct arithmetic symbol can be derived from the three given operands and is to be inserted accordingly.

The answer key consists of a correct symbol placement.

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## Customization options for this problem

Parameter
Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Number range
10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 10000, 100000

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