Pull your tagalongs or your thin mints out of the box and figure out how many remainders you'll be allowed to eat!
This worksheets combine basic multiplication and division word problems. These worksheets require the students to differentiate between the phrasing of a story problem that requires multiplication versus one that requires division to reach the answer. These workshes mix addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems.
Talking with kids regularly about 'how many more do you need' or 'how many do you have left over' or other seemingly simple questions when asked regularly can build that basic number sense that helps enormously when word problems and applied math start to show up.
There are many tricks for solving word problems that can bridge the gap, and they can be helpful tools if students are either struggling with where to start with a problem or just need a way to check their thinking on a particular problem.
Word problems are one of the first ways we see applied math, and also one of the most anxiety producing math challenges many grade school kids face.
This page has a great collection of word problems that provide a gentle introduction to word problems for all four basic math operations.
And if you need help, check out word problem tricks at the bottom of this page!
This is the first set of word problem worksheets the introduces multiplication.
These worksheets have addition word problems with extra unused facts in the problem.
Word problems for multiplication with extra unused facts in the problem.