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Math: Word Problems

These sites feature math word problems and brain teasers. There are also techniques for solving problems. Several of these online exercises are interactive.


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These word problems are very simple and all about Halloween.
Dr. Math provides answers to questions about word problems for elementary students.
These math challenges are in story form. There are tips for teachers available.
Site includes tips for solving word problems. Try to complete some of the math challenges. You may even submit your own word problems.
When faced with a word problem, where do you start? This site offers tips.
Try to solve these word problems. Includes illustrations that provide some help.
Click each quest topic and see whether you can solve the problem or not. The site shows different strategies for solving problems.
Pull down the problem menu and click on Word Problem. You may try addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and fractions in this part. There are only twelve free problems per day for a guest account.
Scroll down and find Word Problems and Critical Thinking Problems section. There are several sheets relating to addition, subtraction, multiplication, etc. NOTE: Site available by subscription only.
The site teaches you four steps to solve a math problem.
Visit these volumes and pick topics you are interested in. There are several word problems in each topic.
Figure the problems out with your families or friends. Begin by clicking on "Take a challenge."
Help Math Cat and her friends solve these word problems. Move the pointer over black box to see the problem and solution.
Watch how Tim and Moby work out this math problem. NOTE: Site available by subscription only.
Watch the movie and take the quiz. NOTE: Site available by subscription only.
Here are suggestions to write your own word problems about grocery shopping.

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