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## Can You Solve These Basic Word Problems from Elementary School?

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**Isadora Teich**

Image: OJO Images/ OJO Images/Gettty Images## About This Quiz

Math is one of the first things that many people learn in school as kids. It is also something that many people struggle with throughout their lives. While math can get as complex as geometry, calculus and physics, it all starts with simple addition and subtraction. These are the initial things people learn in school that all other math is built on. If you can't take on simple addition, multiplication, subtraction, and addition problems, you will never be able to get the hard stuff right.

For some people, this simple math is easy, even if they struggle with the later and more complex areas of mathematics, such as graphing and working with shapes. For others, all math is a headache, from the shortest subtraction problem to the most involved parabola. They say that left-brained people excel in logic, analysis, and mathematics. Are you a left-brained number whiz who can blow through elementary math with no problem at all? Or are you a right-brained person who would rather paint a picture than whip out a graphic calculator?

If math problems are never a problem for you, put your number crunching skills to the test with this numerical elementary school math problem quiz.

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