# Average Word Problems

Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, and activities to help students learn to solve word problems in Singapore Math.

Data Analysis: What is average?
Find out what average is and how its formula is derived

Average, Word Problem Q1
A word problem on average to show how to analyze data.
Example:
The table below shows the books that Louis borrowed from the library. What is the average number of pages that each book has?

Average, Word Problem Q2
A word problem on average to show how to analyze data.
Example:
The average age of 3 girls is 11 years. The average age of 2 of the girls is 12 years. What is the age of the third girl?

Average, Word Problem Q3
A word problem explaining how to calculate average.
Example:
A team of 5 friends gets an average pocket money of \$15 per week. A sixth friend who gets \$21 as pocket money per week joins their team. What is the average pocket money of the team now?

Average, Word Problem Q4
A word problem explaining how to calculate actual data when average is given.
Example:
Amy, Dennis and Ruby have an average salary of \$2650 per month. Amy earns twice as much as Dennis and Ruby earns \$260 more than Amy each month. What is Ruby’s monthly salary?

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