# Multi-step Word Problems

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Examples, solutions, and videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to solve multi-step word problems modeled with tape diagrams and assess the reasonableness of answers using rounding.

Common Core Standards: 4.OA.3, 4.NBT.4, 4.NBT.1, 4.NBT.2

### NYS Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 18 Problem Set

Directions: Model each problem using a tape diagram. Solve using numbers and words.
1. In one year the factory used 11,650 meter of cotton, 4,950 fewer meters of silk than cotton, and 3,500 fewer meters of wool than silk. How many meters in all were used of the three fabrics? Solve an additive multi-step problem using a tape diagram, checking the reasonableness of the answer using estimation.
2. The shop sold 12,789 chocolate and 9,324 cookie dough cones. They sold 1,078 more peanut butter cones than cookie dough cones and 999 more vanilla cones than chocolate cones. What was the total number of ice cream cones sold?

Solve a multi-step problem requiring addition and subtraction, modeled with a tape diagram, checking the reasonableness of the answer using estimation.
3. In the first week of June, a restaurant sold 10,345 omelets. The second week, they sold 1,096 fewer omelets than the first week. The third week, they sold 2 thousand more than the first week. The fourth week, they sold 2 thousand fewer than the first week. How many omelets did they sell in all in June? NYS Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 18 Homework
Directions: Model each problem using a tape diagram. Solve using numbers and words.
1. There were 22,869 children, 49,563 men, and 2,872 more women than men at the fair. How many people were at the fair?

2. Number A is 4,676. Number B is 10,043 greater than A. Number C is 2,610 less than B. What is the total value of numbers A, B, and C?

3. A store sold a total of 21,650 balls. It sold 11,795 baseballs. It sold 4,150 fewer basketballs than baseballs. The rest of the balls sold were footballs. How many footballs did the store sell?

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