Multiplication Division Word Problems

Multiplication and Division Word Problems

Students must be able to apply their skills to real situations. Multiplication and division word problems provide students with such opportunities. The focus here is on determining the operation required. Is multiplication required? Is division required? How do we know? What key words tell us? Each worksheet encourages students to break down the problems by highlighting important information and details within the multiplication and division word problems.

 

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Operation Clue Words

Display these clue words to help children identify the correct operation in worded problems.

BUCKS strategy posters

Posters explaining a method to help children break down worded problems.

 

Multiplication Word Problems

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Sheet 1

Sheet 2

x and ÷ Sheet 1

x and ÷ Sheet 2

Sheet 1

Sheet 2

x and ÷ Sheet 1

x and ÷ Sheet 2

Sheet 1

Sheet 2

 

Division Word Problems

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Sheet 1

Sheet 2

÷ and x Sheet 1

÷ and x Sheet 2

Sheet 1

Sheet 2

Sheet 3 (w/remainders)

÷ and x Sheet 1

÷ and x Sheet 2

Sheet 1

Sheet 2

 

Mixed Operation Word Problems

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Facts to 10×10:

÷ and x Sheet 1

÷ and x Sheet 2

Larger Numbers:

÷ and x Sheet 1

÷ and x Sheet 2

x, ÷ , +, – Sheet 1

x, ÷ , +, – Sheet 2

 

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