# Word problems

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## First-grade skills

- A.19Skip-counting patterns - with tables
- D.5Addition word problems - sums up to 10
- D.6Addition sentences for word problems - sums up to 10
- D.9Addition word problems - sums up to 18
- E.12Add three numbers - word problems
- H.6Subtraction word problems - numbers up to 10
- H.7Subtraction sentences for word problems - numbers up to 10
- H.10Subtraction word problems - numbers up to 18
- K.4Comparison word problems
- P.6Customary units of length: word problems
- P.11Metric units of length: word problems
- Q.7Money - word problems
- U.8Time and clocks: word problems
- X.6Fractions - word problems

## Second-grade skills

- A.2Skip-counting stories
- A.5Skip-counting puzzles
- B.5Greatest and least - word problems - up to 100
- B.6Greatest and least - word problems - up to 1,000
- E.12Addition word problems - one digit
- E.18Add three one-digit numbers: word problems
- E.20Add four or more one-digit numbers: word problems
- F.10Subtraction word problems - up to 18
- G.9Addition word problems - up to two digits
- G.14Add three numbers up to two digits each: word problems
- G.16Add four or more numbers up to two digits each: word problems
- H.9Subtraction word problems - up to two digits
- I.4Addition word problems - up to three digits
- J.4Subtraction word problems - up to three digits
- L.3Addition and subtraction word problems - up to 20
- L.9Addition and subtraction word problems - up to 100
- O.1Guess the number
- P.10Add money - up to $1: word problems
- P.12Subtract money - up to $1: word problems
- P.14Add and subtract money - up to $1: word problems
- S.4Customary units of length: word problems
- S.10Metric units of length: word problems
- V.2Perimeter - word problems
- W.6Fraction word problems

## Third-grade skills

- A.4Skip-counting puzzles
- B.9Place value word problems
- C.7Add three numbers up to three digits each: word problems
- C.11Add two numbers with four or more digits - word problems
- C.15Add three or more numbers with four or more digits - word problems
- D.3Subtract numbers up to three digits - word problems
- H.6Multiplication word problems
- H.7Multiplication word problems: find the missing factor
- H.9Multiply one-digit numbers by two-digit numbers: word problems
- H.11Multiply one-digit numbers by three-digit numbers: word problems
- H.13Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- L.5Division word problems
- L.8Divide three-digit numbers: word problems
- L.10Divide larger numbers: word problems
- M.8Addition and subtraction word problems
- M.9Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division word problems
- M.12Multi-step word problems
- O.5Write variable equations to represent word problems
- Q.1Guess the number
- Q.3Find the order
- Q.4Age puzzles
- Q.5Find two numbers based on sum and difference
- Q.6Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product, and quotient
- S.8Add money amounts - word problems
- W.16Unit fractions: word problems
- W.17Fractions of a whole: modeling word problems
- W.18Fractions of a whole: word problems
- W.19Fractions of a group: word problems
- Y.7Compare fractions in recipes
- Z.4Fractions of a number: word problems
- AA.7Add and subtract decimals - word problems
- FF.3Perimeter: word problems

## Fourth-grade skills

- B.2Add numbers up to millions: word problems
- B.9Estimate sums: word problems
- C.2Subtract numbers up to millions: word problems
- C.7Estimate differences: word problems
- D.14Estimate products: word problems
- D.19Multiply a 2-digit number by a 2-digit number: word problems
- D.23Multiply a 2-digit number by a larger number: word problems
- D.25Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- D.27Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- E.2Division facts to 12: word problems
- E.5Divide 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
- E.7Divide 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders
- E.9Divide larger numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
- E.11Divide larger numbers by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders
- E.17Divisibility rules: word problems
- E.19Divide numbers ending in zeroes by multi-digit numbers: word problems
- E.22Divide by 2-digit numbers: word problems
- E.24Divide larger numbers by 2-digit numbers: word problems
- F.2Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division word problems
- F.3Estimate sums, differences, products, and quotients: word problems
- F.4Word problems with extra or missing information
- F.5Solve word problems using guess-and-check
- F.6Multi-step word problems
- G.2Write variable expressions: word problems
- G.4Write variable equations to represent word problems
- K.1Find two numbers based on sum and difference
- K.2Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product, and quotient
- K.3Find the order
- L.8Number patterns: word problems
- O.7Find start and end times: multi-step word problems
- P.2Understanding fractions: word problems
- P.17Compare fractions in recipes
- Q.9Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
- Q.10Add and subtract fractions with like denominators in recipes
- R.7Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- R.12Add 3 or more fractions with like and unlike denominators: word problems
- R.15Add and subtract mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators: word problems
- R.17Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators in recipes
- S.6Multiply unit fractions by whole numbers: word problems
- S.12Multiply fractions by whole numbers: word problems
- S.13Multiply fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers in recipes
- S.15Fractions of a number: word problems
- U.3Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- U.6Add 3 or more decimals: word problems
- U.10Solve decimal problems using diagrams
- BB.7Relationship between area and perimeter

## Fifth-grade skills

- B.2Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
- B.4Add and subtract money: word problems
- B.11Estimate sums and differences: word problems
- C.2Multiply by 1-digit numbers: word problems
- C.5Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- C.9Estimate products: word problems
- C.16Multiply by 2-digit numbers: word problems
- C.20Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- D.2Division facts to 12: word problems
- D.4Divide multi-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers: word problems
- D.5Divide by 1-digit numbers: interpret remainders
- D.8Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- D.10Estimate quotients: word problems
- D.12Divide 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers: word problems
- D.14Divide larger numbers by 2-digit numbers: word problems
- D.15Divide money amounts: word problems
- F.5Divisibility rules: word problems
- H.4Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- I.5Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
- I.6Multiply money amounts: word problems
- J.5Division with decimal quotients: word problems
- K.2Understanding fractions: word problems
- L.4Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
- L.11Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- L.13Add 3 or more fractions: word problems
- L.20Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
- L.21Add and subtract fractions in recipes
- M.10Multiply fractions by whole numbers: word problems
- M.16Multiply two fractions: word problems
- M.27Multiplication with mixed numbers: word problems
- M.28Multiply fractions and mixed numbers in recipes
- N.6Divide fractions by whole numbers in recipes
- N.7Divide unit fractions by whole numbers: word problems
- N.12Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- O.2Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers: word problems
- O.6Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals: word problems
- O.8Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- P.1Multi-step word problems
- P.2Word problems with extra or missing information
- P.3Guess-and-check problems
- P.4Find the order
- P.5Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
- Q.2Write a ratio: word problems
- R.4Percent of a number: word problems
- T.4Number sequences: word problems
- V.2Write variable expressions: word problems
- V.4Write variable equations: word problems
- Y.5Find start and end times: word problems
- EE.8Area and perimeter: word problems

## Sixth-grade skills

- A.5Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
- B.2Multiply whole numbers: word problems
- B.5Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- B.7Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- C.3Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- E.9GCF and LCM: word problems
- G.2Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- H.5Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
- I.4Understanding fractions: word problems
- I.7Compare fractions: word problems
- J.2Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
- J.4Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- J.7Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
- K.3Fractions of a number: word problems
- K.7Multiply fractions: word problems
- K.12Multiply mixed numbers: word problems
- L.4Divide fractions by whole numbers in recipes
- L.8Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- O.2Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two whole numbers: word problems
- O.5Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two decimals: word problems
- O.8Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two fractions: word problems
- Q.1Estimate to solve word problems
- Q.2Word problems with multiple steps or extra or missing information
- Q.3Guess-and-check word problems
- Q.4Distance/direction to starting point
- Q.5Use logical reasoning to find the order
- R.2Write a ratio: word problems
- R.6Equivalent ratios: word problems
- R.8Compare ratios: word problems
- S.3Compare percents and fractions: word problems
- S.5Percents of numbers: word problems
- S.8Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
- U.3Add and subtract money amounts: word problems
- U.5Multiply money: word problems
- U.7Divide money amounts: word problems
- Y.2Write variable expressions: word problems
- BB.2Identify independent and dependent variables
- BB.4Solve word problems involving two-variable equations
- FF.12Circles: word problems

## Seventh-grade skills

- A.7GCF and LCM: word problems
- C.5Add and subtract integers: word problems
- E.2Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- E.4Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
- E.6Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
- E.8Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals: word problems
- F.6Compare fractions: word problems
- G.2Add and subtract fractions: word problems
- G.4Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
- G.11Multiply fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- G.14Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- G.16Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- J.4Equivalent ratios: word problems
- J.6Compare ratios: word problems
- J.9Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
- J.11Solve proportions: word problems
- K.8Solve problems involving proportional relationships
- L.6Percents of numbers: word problems
- L.8Solve percent equations: word problems
- L.10Percent of change: word problems
- M.1Add, subtract, multiply, and divide money amounts: word problems
- N.1Estimate to solve word problems
- N.2Multi-step word problems
- N.3Guess-and-check word problems
- N.4Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
- N.5Find the number of each type of coin
- N.6Elapsed time word problems
- Q.5Number sequences: word problems
- R.2Write variable expressions: word problems
- S.7Solve equations: word problems
- U.2Identify independent and dependent variables
- Y.3Pythagorean theorem: word problems
- AA.4Area and perimeter: word problems
- AA.6Circles: word problems

## Eighth-grade skills

- A.7GCF and LCM: word problems
- C.5Add and subtract integers: word problems
- E.3Add and subtract rational numbers: word problems
- E.6Multiply and divide rational numbers: word problems
- H.4Equivalent ratios: word problems
- H.6Compare ratios: word problems
- H.7Solve proportions: word problems
- H.9Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
- I.7Find the constant of proportionality: word problems
- I.8Solve problems involving proportional relationships
- J.4Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
- J.7Percents of numbers: word problems
- J.11Percent of change: word problems
- M.1Multi-step word problems
- M.2Guess-and-check word problems
- M.3Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
- M.4Elapsed time word problems
- R.4Pythagorean theorem: word problems
- T.3Area and perimeter: word problems
- T.6Circles: word problems
- U.5Number sequences: word problems
- V.3Write variable expressions: word problems
- W.12Solve equations: word problems
- Z.3Identify independent and dependent variables
- AA.3Solve a system of equations by graphing: word problems
- AA.9Solve a system of equations using substitution: word problems
- AA.11Solve a system of equations using elimination: word problems

## Algebra 1 skills

- C.2Write an equivalent ratio
- C.6Solve proportions: word problems
- D.3Percent word problems
- D.5Percent of change: word problems
- F.3Area and perimeter: word problems
- F.15Pythagorean theorem: word problems
- J.9Solve linear equations: word problems
- O.1Word problems: mixed review
- O.3Consecutive integer problems
- O.4Rate of travel: word problems
- O.5Weighted averages: word problems
- T.4Linear inequalities: word problems
- U.3Solve a system of equations by graphing: word problems
- U.9Solve a system of equations using substitution: word problems
- U.11Solve a system of equations using elimination: word problems
- U.13Solve a system of equations using augmented matrices: word problems
- U.15Solve a system of equations using any method: word problems
- II.1Identify hypotheses and conclusions
- II.2Counterexamples

## Algebra 2 skills

- B.2Solve linear equations: word problems
- E.3Solve a system of equations by graphing: word problems
- E.7Solve a system of equations using substitution: word problems
- E.9Solve a system of equations using elimination: word problems
- E.11Solve a system of equations using any method: word problems
- G.19Solve a system of equations using augmented matrices: word problems