# Word Problems.

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Word Problems

Word Problems I think of a number and divide it by 15. The answer is 20. What was my number? ? ÷ 15 = 20 20 x 15 = ? 300

Word Problems A bus seats 52 people. No standing is allowed. 17 people get off a full bus. How many are left on? 52 -17 = 35

Kobi saved 15p a week for one year. How many pounds did he save?
Word Problems Kobi saved 15p a week for one year. How many pounds did he save? 15p x 52 = 780p Then change it into £ = £7.80

£72 ÷ 4 = £18 £100 - 72 = £28 Word Problems
Four people paid £72 for tickets to a football match. What was the cost of each ticket? How much change did they get from £100 £72 ÷ 4 = £18 £ = £28

71.2p x 5 = 356p Then change to £ = £3.56 Word Problems
Petrol costs 71.2p per litre. How much do you pay to fill a 5 litre can? 71.2p x 5 = 356p Then change to £ = £3.56

Word Problems There is 365ml of milk in a jug. Another 450ml is added. How much milk is there in the jug now? = 815ml

Word Problems A football club has 400 litres of soup for its fans. One cup holds 250ml of soup. How many fans can have a cup of soup? First change the 400 litres to ml or the 250ml to l (400 x 1000) ÷ 250 = 1600 400 ÷ 0.250 = 1600

Word Problems A full bucket holds 5 1/2 litres of water. A full jug holds 1/2 litre of water. How many jugs of water will it take to fill the bucket? How many 1/2 litres in 5 1/2 litres? 5.5 ÷ 0.5 = 11 jugs

Word Problems Dad bought a 2kg bag of carrots. He used 400grams to make a carrot cake. How many grams of carrots were left. Change the Kg to grams (2 x 1000) - 400 = 1600

Word Problems

Word Problems Step 1 Find half of 512 250 6 256 Step 2 256 - 134 = 122
I have read 134 of the 512 pages of my book. How many more pages must I read to reach the middle? Step 1 Find half of 512 250 6 256 Step = 122

Word Problems Step 1 6 x 25 = 150 Step 2 2 x 35 = 70 Step 3 150 + 70
There are eight shelves of books. Six of the shelves hold 25 books each. Two of the shelves hold 35 books. How many books are there altogether. Step x 25 = 150 Step x 35 = 70 Step = 220

Step 2 turn it around the other way
Word Problems I think of a number, subtract 17 and divide by 6. The answer is 20. What was the number? Step 1 ? - 17 ÷ 6 = 20 Step 2 turn it around the other way Step x = 137

Word Problems Step 1 (2 x Thursday) + 10 = 60 Step 2 (60 - 10) /2 = 25
You start to read a book on Thursday. On Friday you read ten more pages than on Thursday to reach page 60. How many pages did you read on Thursday? Step 1 (2 x Thursday) + 10 = 60 Step 2 ( ) /2 = 25

Word Problems = 6 Step 1 1/5 of 30 Step 2 30 - 6 = 24 Step 3 1/8 of 24
Ravi bought a pack of 30 biscuits. He ate one fifth of them on Thursday. He ate one eighth of the remaining biscuits on Friday. How many did he have left? = 6 Step 1 1/5 of 30 Step = 24 Step 3 1/8 of 24 = 3 Step = 21

Word Problems = 180 Step 1 15 x 12 Step 2 180 x 10 = 1 800 cars
There is space in a multi storey car park for 15 rows of cars of 12 cars on each floor. There are ten floors. How many cars can the car park hold? = 180 Step x 12 Step x 10 = cars

Word Problems = 20 Step 1 (? - 11) ÷ 2 Step 2 (20 x 2) + 11 = 51
I think of a number, subtract 11 and divide by 2. The answer is 20. What was my number? = 20 Step 1 (? - 11) ÷ 2 Step 2 (20 x 2) + 11 = 51

Word Problems = 72 Step 1 12 x 6 Step 2 72 ÷ 3 = 24 sweets
Joan opened a packet of sweets and found that there were 12 in a packet. She had bought 6 packets. How many could she and her three friends have? = 72 Step x 6 Step ÷ 3 = 24 sweets

Word Problems = 72 Step 1 3/4 of 96 Step 2 72 - 45 = 27 Step 3 27 - 21
In a school survey of pets, it was found that of the 96 children in Y6, three quarters had pets. 45 children have a dog. 21 have a cat. How many children have other kinds of pets. = 72 Step 1 3/4 of 96 Step = 27 Step = 6 other kinds

Word Problems = 70 Step 1 (35 x 2) Step 2 87 - 70 = 17 would not fit
I bought two CD racks that could hold 35 CDs. I have 87 CDS. How many would not fit in the racks? The racks cost £19.99 each. How much would it cost to buy enough racks for all my CDs = 70 Step 1 (35 x 2) Step = 17 would not fit Step racks needed Step 4 £19.99 x 3 = £59.97