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More Math  EnchantedLearning.com Solve, Then Decode: Arithmetic Worksheets In these themebased printable puzzles, the student first solves simple arithmetic problems, then uses the alphabet code to decode a riddle, quote, or secret message. 
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Addition Worksheets
Animal Keeping Time: Add, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the animal riddle, "Which animal keeps the best time?" (Answer = A watchdog). Or go to the answer page. 
Abraham Lincoln: Add, then Decode the Quote Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the end of the Abraham Lincoln quote, "I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he _______." (Answer = was yesterday). Or go to the answer page. 
Ocean: Add, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the riddle, "What did the ocean say to the shore?" (Answer = Nothing, it waved). Or go to the answer page. 
One Hundred Days of School: Add, then Decode the Secret Message Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the secret message, "One hundred." Or go to the answer page. 
Plant a Light Bulb: Add, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the riddle, "Why did the gardener plant a light bulb? To grow _____." (Answer = a power plant). Or go to the answer page. 
St. Patrick's Day Riddle: Add, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to solve the St. Patrick's Day riddle, "What happens when a leprechaun falls into a river?" Answer: "He gets wet." Or go to the answer page. 
Toothy Riddle: Add, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to solve the toothy riddle, "What has many teeth but cannot eat?" Answer: "A comb." Or go to the answer page. 
Valentine's Day: Add, then Decode the Secret Message Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the secret message, "Valentine." Or go to the answer page. 
Washington: Add, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the riddle, "What do you call doing 2,000 pounds of laundry?" (Answer = Washington). Or go to the answer page. 
Subtraction Worksheets
April Fool's Day: Subtract, then Decode the Secret Message Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the April Fool's Day secret message, slooflirpa (April Fools spelled backwards). Or go to the answer page. 
Breakfast Joke: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the breakfast riddle, "What can't you eat for breakfast?" Answer  Lunch and dinner. Or go to the answer page. 
Dalmatian Joke: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the dog riddle, "Why can't Dalmatians win hide and seek?" Answer  They're always spotted. Or go to the answer page. 
Fish Joke: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the fish riddle, "What part of a fish weighs the most?" Answer  The scales. Or go to the answer page. 
Pirate Joke: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the pirate riddle, "How much did the pirate pay for his earrings?" Answer  A buccaneer. Or go to the answer page. 
Snowman and Wolf: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the snowman and the wolf riddle, "What do you get when you cross a snowman and a wolf?" Answer  frostbite. Or go to the answer page. 
St. Patrick's Day: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the St. Patrick's Day riddle, "What do you call a fake stone in Ireland?" Answer  A sham rock. Or go to the answer page. 
Valentine's Day: Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the Valentine's Day riddle, "What do you call a very small valentine?" Answer  A valentiny. Or go to the answer page. 
Mixed Addition and Subtraction Worksheets
Banana Shoe Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the silly riddle, "What do you call a shoe made from banana peels? (Answer  A slipper). Or go to the answer page. 
Clown Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the clown riddle, "Why did the clown go to the doctor?" (Answer  He was feeling funny). Or go to the answer page. 
Leopard Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the leopard riddle, "Which side of a leopard has the most spots?" (Answer  The outside). Or go to the answer page. 
ManintheMoon Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the maninthemoon riddle, "How does the maninthemoon cut his hair?" (Answer  Eclipse it). Or go to the answer page. 
Owl Riddles: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddles Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the owl riddles, "What do you call an owl with a deep voice?" (Answer  A growl), and "Someone said you sound like an owl." (Answer  Who?). Or go to the answer page. 
Penguin Money Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the penguin riddles, "Where do penguins keep their money?" (Answer  In a snow bank). Or go to the answer page. 
Raining Cats and Dogs Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the weather riddle, "What's worse than raining cats and dogs? (Answer  Hailing taxis). Or go to the answer page. 
Snow Boots Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the snow boots riddle, "What's the biggest problem with snow boots? (Answer  They melt). Or go to the answer page. 
Twentyeight Days Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the calendar riddle, "How many months have 28 days? (Answer  All of them). Or go to the answer page. 
US Constitution Riddle: Add and Subtract, then Decode the Riddle Solve the addition and subtraction problems, then use the alphabet code to answer the US Constitution riddle, "Where was the US Constitution signed? (Answer  At the bottom). Or go to the answer page. 
Multiplication Worksheets
Earth Joke: Multiply, then Decode the Riddle Solve the multiplication problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the Earth riddle, "What's in the middle of Earth?" (Answer = The letter "r"). Or go to the answer page. 
Egg Joke: Multiply, then Decode the Riddle Solve the multiplication problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the egg riddle, "Why did the egg hide?" (Answer = He was a little chicken.) Or go to the answer page. 
Envelope Joke: Multiply, then Decode the Riddle Solve the multiplication problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the envelope riddle, "What word starts with an "e", ends with an "e", but has only one letter?" (Answer = An envelope). Or go to the answer page. 
Ocean Rock Joke: Multiply, then Decode the Riddle Solve the multiplication problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the rock riddle, "What kind of rocks are never found in the ocean?" (Answer = Dry ones). Or go to the answer page. 
Division Worksheets
Calendar Joke: Divide, then Decode the Riddle Solve the division problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the calendar riddle, "When does Friday come before Thursday?" (Answer = In the dictionary). Or go to the answer page. 
Dentist Appointment Joke: Divide, then Decode the Riddle Solve the division problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the dentist riddle, "What is the best time for a dentist appointment?" (Answer = Two thirty). Or go to the answer page. 
MixedUp Hen Joke: Divide, then Decode the Riddle Solve the division problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the chicken riddle, "What did the mixedup hen lay?" (Answer = Scrambled eggs). Or go to the answer page. 
Lazy Dog Joke: Divide, then Decode the Riddle Solve the division problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the animal riddle, "What do lazy dogs do for fun?" (Answer = They chase parked cars). Or go to the answer page. 
Shamrock Joke: Divide, then Decode the Riddle Solve the division problems, then use the alphabet code to decode the answer to the St. Patrick's Day riddle, "Why do people wear shamrocks on St. Patrick's Day?" (Answer = Real rocks are too heavy). Or go to the answer page. 
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