Word problems

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Third-class skills

  1. A.3 Skip-counting puzzles
  2. B.9 Place value word problems
  3. C.7 Add three or more numbers up to three digits - word problems
  4. C.11 Add two numbers with four or more digits - word problems
  5. C.15 Add three or more numbers with four or more digits - word problems
  6. D.3 Subtract numbers up to three digits - word problems
  7. H.5 Multiplication word problems
  8. H.6 Multiplication word problems: find the missing factor
  9. H.8 Multiply one-digit numbers by two-digit numbers: word problems
  10. H.10 Multiply one-digit numbers by three-digit numbers: word problems
  11. H.12 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  12. L.5 Division word problems
  13. L.7 Divide larger numbers: word problems
  14. L.9 Interpret remainders
  15. M.5 Write variable equations to represent word problems
  16. O.8 Add money amounts - word problems
  17. T.8 Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
  18. T.10 Multi-step word problems
  19. U.6 Estimate sums: word problems
  20. U.8 Estimate differences: word problems
  21. U.10 Estimate products: word problems
  22. U.12 Estimate quotients: word problems
  23. U.13 Estimate sums, differences, products and quotients: word problems
  24. V.1 Guess the number
  25. V.3 Find the order
  26. V.4 Age puzzles
  27. V.5 Find two numbers based on sum and difference
  28. V.6 Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product and quotient
  29. X.6 Unit fractions: modelling word problems
  30. X.7 Unit fractions: word problems
  31. X.8 Fractions of a whole: modelling word problems
  32. X.9 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  33. X.10 Fractions of a group: word problems
  34. X.27 Fractions of a number - word problems
  35. Y.8 Add and subtract decimals - word problems

Fourth-class skills

  1. B.2 Add numbers up to five digits: word problems
  2. B.9 Estimate sums: word problems
  3. C.2 Subtract numbers up to five digits: word problems
  4. C.7 Estimate differences: word problems
  5. D.11 Estimate products: word problems
  6. D.16 Multiply a two-digit number by a two-digit number: word problems
  7. D.19 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  8. D.21 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  9. E.2 Division facts to 10: word problems
  10. E.5 Divide larger numbers: word problems
  11. E.7 Interpret remainders
  12. E.11 Estimate quotients: word problems
  13. E.13 Divisibility rules: word problems
  14. E.16 Divide numbers ending in zeroes, multi-digit divisors: word problems
  15. E.19 Divide by two-digit numbers: word problems
  16. F.2 Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
  17. F.3 Estimate sums, differences, products and quotients: word problems
  18. F.4 Multi-step word problems
  19. F.5 Word problems with extra or missing information
  20. F.6 Solve word problems using guess-and-check
  21. G.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  22. G.4 Write variable equations to represent word problems
  23. I.1 Find two numbers based on sum and difference
  24. I.2 Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product and quotient
  25. I.3 Find the order
  26. K.7 Number patterns: word problems
  27. N.5 Find start and end times: multi-step word problems
  28. Q.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  29. Q.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
  30. Q.15 Fractions of a number: word problems
  31. R.4 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  32. R.6 Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators: word problems
  33. R.9 Add three or more fractions: word problems
  34. S.6 Multiply unit fractions by whole numbers: word problems
  35. S.11 Multiply fractions by whole numbers: word problems
  36. U.3 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  37. U.6 Add three or more decimals: word problems
  38. U.10 Solve decimal problems using diagrams
  39. V.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  40. V.5 Multiply money amounts: word problems
  41. V.10 Division with decimal quotients: word problems

Fifth-class skills

  1. B.2 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
  2. B.9 Estimate sums and differences: word problems
  3. C.2 Multiply by one-digit numbers: word problems
  4. C.5 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  5. C.9 Estimate products: word problems
  6. C.16 Multiply by 2-digit numbers: word problems
  7. C.18 Multiply three or four numbers: word problems
  8. D.2 Division facts to 12: word problems
  9. D.4 Divide by one-digit numbers: word problems
  10. D.5 Divide by one-digit numbers: interpret remainders
  11. D.6 Estimate quotients: word problems
  12. D.9 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  13. D.11 Divide by two-digit numbers: word problems
  14. E.4 Divisibility rules: word problems
  15. G.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  16. H.5 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  17. I.5 Division with decimal quotients: word problems
  18. J.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
  19. J.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
  20. J.13 Fractions of a number: word problems
  21. K.4 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  22. K.9 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  23. K.11 Add three or more fractions: word problems
  24. K.17 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  25. L.2 Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers: word problems
  26. L.6 Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals: word problems
  27. M.1 Multi-step word problems
  28. M.2 Word problems with extra or missing information
  29. M.3 Guess-and-check problems
  30. M.4 Find the order
  31. M.5 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  32. N.2 Write a ratio: word problems
  33. O.4 Percent of a number: word problems
  34. P.2 Add and subtract money: word problems
  35. P.3 Multiply money amounts: word problems
  36. P.4 Multiply money amounts with decimals: word problems
  37. P.5 Divide money amounts with decimals: word problems
  38. Q.4 Number sequences: word problems
  39. R.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  40. R.4 Write variable equations: word problems
  41. U.4 Find start and end times: word problems
  42. Z.8 Area and perimeter: word problems

Sixth-class skills

  1. A.5 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
  2. B.2 Multiply whole numbers: word problems
  3. B.4 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  4. B.6 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
  5. C.3 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  6. E.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
  7. G.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  8. H.3 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  9. H.9 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
  10. I.2 Understanding fractions: word problems
  11. I.5 Fractions: word problems
  12. I.8 Compare fractions: word problems
  13. J.2 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
  14. J.4 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
  15. J.7 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  16. K.3 Fractions of a number: word problems
  17. K.7 Multiply fractions: word problems
  18. O.2 Add, subtract, multiply or divide two whole numbers: word problems
  19. O.5 Add, subtract, multiply or divide two decimals: word problems
  20. O.8 Add, subtract or multiply two fractions: word problems
  21. Q.1 Estimate to solve word problems
  22. Q.2 Multi-step word problems
  23. Q.3 Word problems with extra or missing information
  24. Q.4 Guess-and-check word problems
  25. Q.5 Distance/direction to starting point
  26. Q.6 Use logical reasoning to find the order
  27. R.2 Write a ratio: word problems
  28. R.7 Compare ratios: word problems
  29. S.4 Compare percents and fractions: word problems
  30. S.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
  31. S.8 Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
  32. U.3 Add and subtract money amounts: word problems
  33. U.5 Multiply money: word problems
  34. U.7 Divide money amounts: word problems
  35. Y.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  36. AA.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
  37. AA.3 Solve word problems involving two-variable equations
  38. EE.7 Area and perimeter: word problems
  39. EE.11 Circles: word problems

First-year skills

  1. A.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
  2. C.5 Add and subtract integers: word problems
  3. E.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  4. E.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
  5. E.6 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
  6. E.8 Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals: word problems
  7. F.4 Fractions: word problems with graphs and tables
  8. F.7 Compare fractions: word problems
  9. G.2 Add and subtract fractions: word problems
  10. G.4 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
  11. G.11 Multiply fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  12. G.15 Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  13. G.17 Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
  14. J.4 Equivalent ratios: word problems
  15. J.6 Compare ratios: word problems
  16. J.9 Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
  17. J.11 Solve proportions: word problems
  18. K.7 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
  19. L.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
  20. L.8 Solve percent equations: word problems
  21. M.1 Add, subtract, multiply and divide money amounts: word problems
  22. N.1 Estimate to solve word problems
  23. N.2 Multi-step word problems
  24. N.3 Guess-and-check word problems
  25. N.4 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
  26. N.5 Find the number of each type of coin
  27. N.6 Elapsed time word problems
  28. Q.5 Number sequences: word problems
  29. R.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
  30. S.7 Solve equations: word problems
  31. U.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
  32. Z.3 Pythagoras' theorem: word problems
  33. BB.4 Area and perimeter: word problems
  34. BB.6 Circles: word problems