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Solve Word Problems with Rational Numbers
4 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
With determination, your number crunchers can apply their previous understanding of adding rational numbers to solve word problems. Help learners to develop strategies such as highlighting keywords, writing an equation, and making a...
Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Help young mathematicians crack the code of word problems with this three-lesson series on problem solving. Walking students step-by-step through the process of identifying key information, creating algebraic equations, and finally...
Tricky Word Problems, Part 2 - Choosing the Operation
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Designed
Can your learners figure out which equation to solve? Use this resource to challenge your third graders with word problems involving the four operations. Each problem has a section to write the answer, but pupils will need to write out...
Study Jams! Creating Equations from Word Problems
3 mins 4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Word problems are full of information waiting to be deciphered. This animated video explains how to look for the important parts and how to translate those word cues into the correct signs. Go through a problem from start to finish and...
Solve Word Problems by Creating and Interpreting Line Plots
4 mins 4th - 5th CCSS: Designed
A line plot can be used to solve word problems and to track and interpret scientific data. The class is presented with a data set that tracks the growth of a plant. They will see how the information is plotted on a line plot and then...
How To Work Word Problems in Algebra
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...
Word Problem Solving- Exponential Growth And Decay
4 mins 7th - 11th
Concepts from the last few videos, particularly exponential growth and decay functions, are covered in this video about word problems. Viewers can apply their new (or growing) algebraic knowledge to solve the word problems along with Sal.
Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplying a Fraction by a Whole Number
4 mins 3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Learning math provides people with the necessary skills for dealing with life's everyday problems. The second video in this two-part series teaches young mathematicians how to apply their skills with multiplying fractions by whole...
Word Problems Involving Subtraction
1st - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
A classic math lesson like this one involves a warm up, guided practice, application, and assessment. Get those 2nd graders good at assessing and solving single-step word problems through basic addition and subtraction drills, a review...
Word Problems: Addition and Subtraction
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a worthwhile presentation on addition and subtraction word problems. After some slides which give tips on problem-solving strategies, learners are given a host of word problems to tackle on their own. They are given instant...