Word Problems: Explaining Your Ideas
In this math instructional activity, students solve 6 word problems and explain what strategies were used in calculating the answer. Included are problems involving probability, number patterns, prime numbers and multiplication of decimals.
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Deciphering Word Problems in Order to Write Equations
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...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction and Decimal Word Problems No Problem!
Searching for a way to improve young mathematicians' problem solving skills? Look no further. This comprehensive collection of word problem worksheets has exactly what you need to help students apply their understanding of fractions,...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Adding Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Mix things things up in your elementary math class with a series of problem-solving exercises. Presented with a series of mixed number word problems, young mathematicians are asked to solve them by using either visual fraction models or...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solve Word Problems with Rational Numbers
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...
4 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplying a Fraction by a Whole Number
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...
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed