# Whole Number Word Problems

Free video lessons on how to solve whole number word problems using the math models (tape diagrams/block models) taught in Singapore Math.

#### Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q5

Solving a word problem on whole numbers using models
Example:
Each month Li pays bills for electricity and water. If she pays \$36 a month for electricity, and \$720 a year for electricity and water together, find the amount of money she pays for water each month.

#### Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q6

Singapore model diagrams to help you solve math word problems on whole numbers.
Example:
A supermarket is having a promotion on frozen pizzas that are normally prices at \$9 each. If Ken buys 2 frozen pizzas and gets 1 free, how much does he save in each frozen pizza in this promotion?

#### Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q7

Math word problem solving using the Singapore model method or Singapore bar diagrams.
Example:
Mia, Neil and Olivia had a total of \$160. Neil had \$8 more than Mia. Olivia had 5 times as much money as Neil. How much money had Mia?

#### Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q8

How to use Singapore model diagrams to understand and solve math word problems on whole numbers.
Example:
Piper had 50 m of lace that she divided into pieces of 3 m each. She sold each 3-m piece for \$5 and th leftover at a discount. She collected \$82 altogether. How much did she sell the leftover lace for?

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