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.
Halloween Word Problems
These word problems are very simple and all about Halloween.
Ask Dr. Math
Dr. Math provides answers to questions about word problems for elementary students.
Aunty Math Challenge
These math challenges are in story form. There are tips for teachers available.
A Medieval Adventure in Problem-Solving
Site includes tips for solving word problems. Try to complete some of the math challenges. You may even submit your own word problems.
How to Solve Word Problems
When faced with a word problem, where do you start? This site offers tips.
Brain Teasers for Grade 3
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.
Critical Thinking Problems
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.
Scholastic: 4 Steps to Problem Solving
The site teaches you four steps to solve a math problem.
Mathematics Problem Solving
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."
Math Story Problems
Help Math Cat and her friends solve these word problems. Move the pointer over black box to see the problem and solution.
BrainPOP: Distance, Rate, and Time
Watch how Tim and Moby work out this math problem. NOTE: Site available by subscription only.
BrainPOP: Problem Solving Using Tables
Watch the movie and take the quiz. NOTE: Site available by subscription only.
Arithmetic Word Problems About Grocery Shopping
Here are suggestions to write your own word problems about grocery shopping.
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