# Multistep Word Problems (Grade 4)

Videos and lessons to help Grade 4 students learn to solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted.
Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity.
Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

Common Core: 4.OA.3

### Suggested Learning Targets

• I can choose the correct operation to solve a multi-step word problem.
• I can interpret the meaning of the remainder in a word problem.
• I can assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

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Assess the reasonableness of answers

More Lessons for Grade 4

Common Core for Grade 4

## Which operations to use?

Understand when to use addition versus multiplication - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn to select the appropriate operation to solve a word problem by using a picture to represent the problem.

Understand when to use subtraction versus division - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn to select the appropriate operation to solve a word problem by using a picture to represent the problem.

Solve multi step problems using multiple operations - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you are going to learn to solve multi-step word problems by using multiple operations.

## Solve Using Algebraic Thinking

Solve addition word problems using algebraic thinking - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn to solve addition word problems by using a variable to write an equation.

Solve subtraction word problems using algebraic thinking - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn to solve subtraction word problems by using a variable to write an equation.

Solve multiplication word problems using algebraic thinking - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn to solve multiplication word problems by using a variable to write an equation.

Solve division word problems using algebraic thinking - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn to solve division word problems by using a variable to write an equation.

## Interpret Remainder

Interpret the remainder of a division problem - 4.OA.3
In this lesson, you will learn how to interpret the remainder of a division word problem by relating the remainder to the problem.

Interpreting the Remainder in Division
This video explain the 3 different ways we use a remainder in story problems to answer a question.
1) Increase the quotient by one.
2) Drop the remainder.
3) Use remainder to tell the numbers left over after the division.

Assess the reasonableness of answers

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