By 10, by 9, by 5, by 3, and by chunks. This unit contains tricks for multiplication and for checking your work. A playful (and very useful) approach to multiplication. This unit is presented at three levels of varying complexity.
John finished a bicycle race in second place. The first four people crossed the finish line at: one-twenty, a quarter after one, five minutes to one and 1:07. What time did John cross the finish line? Six word problems.
All the word problems from sets A-U, unnumbered and unformatted; these can be cut into strips and glued into math journals for daily practice. Answers are provided.
"Cowboy Jake is afraid of rattlesnakes. He sees a lot of them on the ranch where he lives. In fact, he sees an average of thirty every year. About how many has he seen in the nine years he has lived on the ranch?"
Amanda had $3.00. She bought a hot dog for $1.35, chips for 35 cents, and a drink for 85 cents. Did she have enough money? Did she have money left over? If so, how much? Six word problems.
Math circles with numbers already inserted to practice all facts from 1 to 10. Students fill in the answers. Can be used for either addition or multiplication.
Write one factor on the inner circle and other factors on the middle circle. Write the answers on the outer circle. Although designed as a fun drill for multiplication tables, these math circles also work for addition, subtraction, and division problems.
“A herd of grazing Bactrian camels walks three miles per hour. How far do the camels walk in five hours?” Five multiplication word problems with an endangered animal theme.
Formatted like a standardized test, this 10 page document tests math skills such as addition, multiplication, percentages, shapes, division, probability, graph-reading, area, perimeter, units of measurement, place value and more. These are approximately the skills tested in fourth grade, although state standards vary widely.
Robert went to the store with $10.00. He bought a notebook, three pencils and two erasers. He came home with $2.89. How much money did he spend? Six word problems.