These worksheets are best attempted after students have a good understanding of the meaning of addition and have studied their addition math facts. Mixing of math word problems encourages the student to analyze the “real life” problem prior to applying mechanical solutions. Animal Shelter requires students to use fractions to figure out how many cats and dogs were available for adoption at the animal shelter. Long division questions are relatively simple (numbers 1-100) with answers expressed with remainders. Third Grade Parade also assesses student understanding of the concept of multiplication as arrays. The Good Weather problem uses positive and negative integers in a weather setting. Cheerleader Competition was designed to assess student understanding of multiplication as an array.
Mathematically proficient students check their answers to problems using a different method, and they continually ask themselves, “Does this make sense? They consider analogous problems, and try special cases and simpler forms of the original problem in order to gain insight into its solution. These third grade division word problem worksheets cover both simple division and long division. These third grade subtraction word problem worksheets cover simple subtraction and column form subtraction.
Students should be reasonably proficient at multiplication in columns before attempting the more difficult problems. Students should have studied column form addition before attempting these worksheets. GradesAdditionAddition (2-digit; no regrouping)These two-digit word problems do not require students to regroup (carry) numbers across place values. Tadpoles and Frogs requires students to use fractions to figure out how many tadpoles and frogs there were in the tank. These grade 3 multiplication word problem worksheets cover simple multiplication, multiplication by multiples of 10 and multiplication in columns as well as some mixed multiplication and division. Click on the the core icon below specified worksheets to see connections to the Common Core Standards Initiative.
Word problems build higher-order thinking, critical problem-solving, and reasoning skills. These grade 3 worksheets have math word problems requiring column form addition to solve. These grade 3 math worksheets mix addition word problems with subtraction word problems. These third grade math worksheets each have several word problems on simple addition. James helps his mother pass out supplies, but he needs to use his math skills to find out what supplies are needed. Younger students might rely on using concrete objects or pictures to help conceptualize and solve a problem.
Mathematically proficient students can explain correspondences between equations, verbal descriptions, tables, and graphs or draw diagrams of important features and relationships, graph data, and search for regularity or trends. GradesComparing FractionsThese word problems require students to compare two fractions and determine which is greater. GradesAddition (4-digit)These word problems require students to find the sums of four-digit addends.
Field Trip requires students to solve a real-life division problem and decide how to handle the remainder. Mathematically proficient students start by explaining to themselves the meaning of a problem and looking for entry points to its solution. Ants Marching assesses student understanding of the concept of multiplication as arrays. These addition word problem worksheets cover both simple addition and addition in columns, as well as some mixed addition and subtraction word problems. The focus here is on solving real life situations by using addition, rather than the mechanics of addition.
They make conjectures about the form and meaning of the solution and plan a solution pathway rather than simply jumping into a solution attempt. Older students might, depending on the context of the problem, transform algebraic expressions or change the viewing window on their graphing calculator to get the information they need. Logged in members can use the Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet to save their favorite worksheets.
Math word problems are now a critical part of the elementary school math curriculum.