Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps


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What is the second step in solving word problems?

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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?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo is designed to help you gain some practice to effectively solve word problems with many steps. Key concepts to understand include choosing the operations needed for these word problems.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

As part of these assessments, you will be tested on how well you understand:

  • The order of the steps for solving these word problems
  • Writing equations for these problems
  • Solving equations for word problems

Skills Practiced

You will also practice these skills as part of these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on solving word problems with multiple steps
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice word problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps to solve multiple step word problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about solving these types of problems, refer to the lesson called Solving Word Problems with Multiple Steps.

This lesson includes these learning objectives:

  • Learn about solving multiple step word problems
  • Understand the individual steps involved
  • Practice solving a word problem using the steps in the lesson