You encounter and solve basic math word problems on a daily basis without thinking about it. Knowing how to tackle and solve word problems is an important skill in school

As you try to understand the word problems presented here, you will become more aware of these problems and sharpen your basic math skills at the same time.

In the end, you should feel comfortable solving most word problems that use basic math as a skill!

Try to follow this unit in the order given here so you can get the most benefit. However, it is not necessary to understand any of the lessons

Addition word problems

Learn how to use your knowledge of addition to solve addition word problems.

Subtraction word problems

Learn how to use your knowledge of subtraction to solve subtraction word problems

Multiplication word problems

Learn how to use your knowledge of multiplication to solve multiplication word problems

Division word problems

Learn how to use your knowledge of division to solve division word problems

Adding fractions word problems

Learn about fraction word problems that require you to perform addition to solve them.

Subtracting fractions word problems

Learn about fraction word problems that require you to perform subtraction to solve them.

Multiplying fractions word problems

Learn about real life situations that require you to multiply fractions.

Dividing fractions word problems

Learn about real life situations that require you to divide fractions.

Percentage word problems

Some very good word problems about percentage.

Percent error word problems

Good explanation of how to calculate the percent error with a couple of word problems.

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