Whole Number Operations
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Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q13
Math word problems are not as difficult to solve as you might think. Check out this video and you will agree.
Example: A box contains 96 folders. A bookstore keeper bought 32 boxes and divided the folders into packs of 10. If he sold each pack for $7 and the remaining folders for $1 each, find the sum of money that the bookstore keeper got.
Singapore Maths: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q14
Solving mathematics word problems is easy. Use models to understand, visualize and solve problems.
Example: Mei had 14 rubber bands before she found a packet containing some rubber bands. She and her 5 friends then shared the rubber bands equally among themselves. If Mei has 19 rubber bands mow, how many rubber bands did the packet have?
Singapore Mathematics: Primary 5 - Whole numbers, Word Problem Q15
Use models to understand, visualize and solve problems.
Example: Jeremy had 3 times as much money as Ryan. After Jeremy bought a camera for $179 and Ryan bought a jersey for $38, Ryan had 2 times as much money as Jeremy. How much money had Jeremy at first?
Singapore Math: Primary 5 - Whole Numbers, Word Problem Q16
Learn models to solve math word problems
Example: 130 children and 110 adults took a Ferris wheel ride. If a child ticket cost $9 and an adult ticket cost $16, how much money was collected by the Ferris wheel operator?
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