Math Word Problem Sets | Math Problem Solving

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Problem solving can be much more fun and engaging for students when they work on solving math word problems together!

This easy-prep set of word problems includes a variety of math topics and can be used for group work or individual practice.

This problem solving resource includes:

1) 28 problem solving pages

  • Each page presents a different situation
  • Each situation has a set of 3-4 word problems

2) Detailed answer keys showing work for each problem (28 pages of answer keys)

Math topics addressed in this resource are:

  • Decimal Operations (6 pages)
  • Comparing/Ordering Fractions (6 pages)
  • Fractions, Decimals, Percents (4 pages)
  • Fraction Operations (4 pages)
  • Measurement Conversions (Customary) (3 pages)
  • Ratios/Proportions/Unit Rates (5 pages)

These problem-solving pages can be used for:

  • Cooperative groups
  • Individual work
  • Centers
  • Assessments

***Some of these problem solving pages are also found in a few of my "Footloose with Problem Solving" resources.***

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Standards

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Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5/4 = 8/12 + 15/12 = 23/12. (In general, 𝘢/𝘣 + 𝘤/𝘥 = (𝘢𝘥 + 𝘣𝘤)/𝘣𝘥.)
Interpret the product (𝘢/𝘣) × 𝘲 as a parts of a partition of 𝘲 into 𝘣 equal parts; equivalently, as the result of a sequence of operations 𝘢 × 𝘲 ÷ 𝘣. For example, use a visual fraction model to show (2/3) × 4 = 8/3, and create a story context for this equation. Do the same with (2/3) × (4/5) = 8/15. (In general, (𝘢/𝘣) × (𝘤/𝘥) = 𝘢𝘤/𝘣𝘥.)
Apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions.
Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.
Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities. For example, “The ratio of wings to beaks in the bird house at the zoo was 2:1, because for every 2 wings there was 1 beak.” “For every vote candidate A received, candidate C received nearly three votes.”

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