# Word Problems

Resources to teach the skills required to answer word problems in a variety of real life contexts.

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Ratio and Scaling Numbers Word Problems

Designed to help children to visualise the relationships between numbers when answering word problems involving ratio and scaling quantities. Children should see that sometimes it is easier to scale numbers in one 'direction' than the other, and that they can choose the most efficient method.

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Round up or down after division

Answer division word problems using a calculator and decide whether the answer needs to be rounded up or down depending on the context of the question

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Using a Calculator - Finding Change

Answer a variety of 2 step word problems using a calculator. Whatever is input into the calculator is then recorded and displayed, so children can see all the steps that have been taken. This makes it a great tool for demonstrating calculator skills on a whiteboard. It can also be really useful for children to practice independently, as they can trace and correct any mistakes they make.

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Reading Scales - Capacity Word Problems

Read the scales on the measuring cylinder and answer word problems involving addition and subtraction. Play against the clock for points.

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Solve 2 Step Money Problems

Read and interpret a word problem. Calulate the cost of 2 items and then find change from a given amount.

** February 2013 - I have added a new game in which you solve 2 step money problems using a calculator **

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Read the time on either an analogue or digital clock and then answer a word problem involving adding a given time. Find the correct time on an anologue or digital clock. Lots of choice of level, including: adding 1 hour, multiples of 5, or 10 minutes or adding multiples of a quarter of an hour.

** updated May 2013 to include a scoreboard**

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Solve 1 Step Money Problems

Read and interpret a word problem involving addition or subtraction and then solve.

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Find the Start Time

Find the start time for a given time interval.

Find the correct time on an anologue or digital clock. Lots of choice of level, including: subtracting 1 hour, multiples of 5, or 10 minutes or subtracting multiples of a quarter of an hour.

** updated May 2013 to include a scoreboard**

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Interpret Pie Charts

Answer word problems by interpreting a pie chart. Click on the '?' to view the angle of a segment

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Money Multiplication problems

Solve reall-life multiplicaion problems involving money.

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Timetable

Find how long a journey took by jumping on a timeline.

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2 step problems pie charts

Solve a variety of 2 step problems by interpreting data from a pie chart.

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Temperature - Word Problems

Answer questions about the temperature around the world. Includes levels involving comparing temperatures, and comparing poistive and negative temperatures.

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Bar Charts

Interpret data using bar charts. A number of different levels available.

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