 # Whole Number Word Problems

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Examples, solutions, and free lessons on how to solve whole number word problems using the math models (tape diagrams/block models) taught in Singapore Math.

#### Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q1

Learn how to use models (tape diagrams) to understand and solve word problems on whole numbers.
Example: A T-shirt costs \$19 and a skirt costs 3 times as much. If Annie is left with \$24 after paying for the T-shirt and the skirt, how much money had she at first?

#### Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q2

How to use models to understand and solve word problems on whole numbers.
Example: Ben had \$15. After paying for 3 cards and some stamps, he had \$3 left. If each card costs \$2 and each stamp costs \$1, find the number of stamps he bought.

#### Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q3

Understand and solve word problems on whole numbers using the popular Singapore model method
Charlie bought a board game at \$7 off. He also bought a water shooter and paid \$41 altogether. What was the original price of the board game if, before discount, it costs 5 times as much as the water shooter?

#### Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q4

Learn how to use models to understand and solve word problems on whole numbers.
Example: Dave and Eli bought some DVDs and paid \$96 altogether. If Eli bought 10 more DVDs than Dave and paid \$20 more than him, find the number of DVDs that Dave bought.

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