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Printable worksheets to help students solve 3rd grade word problems by representing the information in the problems visually with the help of tape diagrams or bar models. (Solve two-step word problems involving all four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
Using tape diagrams, also known as bar models, is an effective visual strategy for solving two-step problems involving the four basic operations. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to solve 2-step problems using tape diagrams:
Read and Understand the Problem: Carefully read the problem to understand the context and identify the information given and what needs to be found.
Identify the Operations: Determine which operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division) are involved in the problem. Look for keywords that indicate each operation.
Break Down into Steps: Identify the main steps or operations required to solve the problem.
Draw the Tape Diagram: Represent the situation using a tape diagram. Use rectangles to represent quantities and label them accordingly.
Verify that your solution makes sense in the context of the problem. Check your calculations for accuracy.
Have a look at this video if you need to learn how to solve 2-step word problems using tape diagrams.
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2-Step Problems Worksheet #1
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