Free and Printable Math Word Problems

Word problems make math meaningful and involve number sense, creativity and conceptual understanding. Our math word stories are great for remedial maths or for tutoring purposes.


Grade 1 Word Problems
Addition and Subtraction - Numbers up to 20
Addition and Subtraction - Numbers up to 100
Numbers up to 100 - Units of Measurement
Numbers up to 100 - Units of Measurement
Mixed Topics - Numbers up to 100
Mixed Topics - Numbers up to 100
Multiplication problem solving - Basic Times Tables
Multiplication problem solving - Basic Times tables.

Grade 2 Word Problems
Addition and Subtraction - Numbers up to 1,000
Addition and Subtraction - Numbers up to 1,000
Multiplication tables up to 10 -
Multiplication tables up to 10 - Basic Multiplication Tables
Numbers up to 1,000 - Units of Measurement
Numbers up to 1,000 - Units of Measurement
Mixed Topics - Numbers up to 1,000
Mixed Topics - Numbers up to 1,000
Numbers up to 1,000 -
Numbers up to 1,000 -
Numbers up to 1,000 -
To the nearest 5 minutes -
To the nearest 5 minutes -
Volume in Liters -
Volume in Liters -
Basic Division math problems - Solve these math worded problems by reading, analyzing and solving the division problems. Find the number sentences and show your working. Great grade 2 remedial or extra practice math worksheet.
Basic Division math problems - Solve these math worded problems by reading, analyzing and solving the division problems. Find the number sentences and show your working. Great grade 2 remedial or extra practice math worksheet.

Grade 3 Word Problems
Worded Problems up to 10,000 - Numbers up to 10,000
Numbers up to 10,000 - Numbers up to 10,000
Volume and Capacity - Unit calculations
Mass Problems - Unit calculations
Mixed Topics - Numbers up to 10,000
Mixed Topics - Numbers up to 10,000
Multiplication and Division - Numbers up to 1,000
Multiplication and Division - Numbers up to 1,000

Grade 4 Word Problems
Mixed Operations - Decimal Numbers
Mixed Operations - Decimal Numbers
Mixed Fraction Operations - Unlike Denominators
Mixed Fraction Operations - Unlike Denominators
Numbers up to 10,000 - Units of Measurement
Numbers up to 10,000 - Units of Measurement
Mixed Topics - Decimals and large numbers
Mixed Topics - Decimals and large numbers
Speed, Time, Distance - Decimals and large numbers
Speed, Time, Distance - Decimals and large numbers

Grade 5 Word Problems
Buying Vegetables - Decimal calculations
Baking a Chocolate Cake - Ratio Calculations
Mixed Operations - 2-step decimal problems
Mixed Operations - 2-step decimal problems
Mixed Fraction Operations - 2-step fraction problems
Mixed Fraction Operations - 2-step fraction problems
Mixed Topics - With percents and decimals
Mixed Topics - With percents and decimals
Calculate Percent - With fractions and discount
Calculate Percent - With fractions and discount

Grade 6 Word Problems
Discount Calculations - Percentage problems
Percentage Problems - Find the total
Percentage Problems - Find the whole
Ratio Problems - Ratios to Fractions
Ratio Problems - Simplest Form


Here some examples of our word problem worksheets:

 


Read here why math word problems can be very challenging for both native English and ESL students.

 

Our worksheets with word problems are made by ESL math teachers and used in the classroom. We believe that math stories are very difficult for second language learners. The students have to put effort in understanding both the language and mathematical components.

 

Our worksheets use a very basic and simple vocabulary with words that most students will understand. The idea behind this is that the kids will focus on the math and problem solving rather than digging through their dictionaries.

 

Children who are not native speakers of English can come from many different backgrounds and we believe that also culturally biased math problems can lead to misunderstanding and that the math problems will become unnecessary difficult.

 

Please feel free to print our math worksheets and use them in your classes. The learning materials can be downloaded in pdf form. Please don't hesitate to contat us if you have any suggestions or questions about our math materials.







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