Introduction to Word Problems

These lessons, with videos, examples, solutions and worksheets, help Grade 5 students learn how to solve word problems.

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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

Try the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice various 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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