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Introduction to Word Problems

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Examples, solutions, videos, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 5 students learn how to solve word problems.

The following diagram gives some examples of word problems keywords or clue words. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions of word problems.

Word Problem Keywords

Introduction to Word Problem Terms



Problem Solving Strategies
Explain the meanings of the four basic operations--addition, subtraction, multiplication and division--so that you can understand how to solve word problems correctly. Helpful hints for solving word problems.

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the Mathway widget, a free math problem solver that answers your questions with step-by-step explanations.


You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.


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