Strategies for Math Word Problems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Two trains meet each other in Treeport. One train comes from the east two hours away. The other train comes from the west three hours away. If both trains are 120 miles away, how much faster is the faster train traveling?

Question 2 2. Joy takes a car and a boat to get to work. It takes Joy two hours to get to work each morning. If Joy spends 45 minutes on the boat, how long does she spend driving?

Question 3 3. Joe has four blue pens and three green pens. Sarah gives Joe four blue pens and two green pens. Sarah originally had 10 blue pens and 12 green pens. How many blue pens does Sarah now have?

Question 4 4. What important thing do you have to remember when restating word problems?

Question 5 5.

Which of the following word problems is the properly restated form of this word problem?

Linda brings four apples and Joey brings six apples. How many apples does each friend get if there are five friends?

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Question 6 6. Joe has 8 Dalmatians. Sarah has 3 fewer Dalmatians than Joe. How many Dalmatians do they have together?

Question 7 7. What is the second step in solving word problems?

Question 8 8.

Which of the following is an equation to solve this word problem?

Joe has four blue pens and three green pens. Sarah gives Joe four blue pens and two green pens. Sarah originally had 10 blue pens and 12 green pens. How many blue pens does Sarah now have?

Question 9 9.

Which of the following is the equation to solve the following word problem?

Sam has 4 red balloons and 8 purple balloons. Judy has 12 red balloons and 4 orange balloons. How many red balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

Question 10 10. Sam has 4 RED balloons and 8 PURPLE balloons. Judy has 12 RED balloons and 4 ORANGE balloons. How many RED balloons do Sam and Judy have together?

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Question 11 11.

What operations are needed to solve this word problem?

Joe has 8 Dalmatians. Sarah has 3 fewer Dalmatians than Joe. How many Dalmatians do they have together?

Question 12 12. Sam's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Lucy's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many boy rabbits were born altogether?

Question 13 13. What is the first step in solving word problems?

Question 14 14. Six lollipops are divided equally among three friends. If each friend now has 10 lollipops, how many lollipops did each friend originally have?

Question 15 15.

Take this word problem:

Lucy's rabbit recently had a litter of bunnies and so did Sam's rabbit. Sam's rabbit gave birth to 4 boy and 3 girl bunnies. Lucy's rabbit gave birth to 2 boy and 8 girl bunnies. How many baby rabbits does Lucy have?

Which of the following is NOT an important part of this word problem:

Strategies for Math Word Problems Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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