And not just in the “I’m emotionally tired” kind of painful. If you don’t have the equation, it’s hard to solve it.
We’re talking about the “my head hurts, I’m exhausted, that took too much work, I don’t know what’s next, I’m emotionally tired” kind of painful. That means you have a few steps before you can actually solve your math word problem. You don’t have to figure everything out at this point – just give the problem a nice handshake.
But I recommend rechecking the most important detail before you guess: “For what I am looking? If you don’t know what you are looking for, you’ll end up missing it every time.
After you know what you’re being asked, you can then think about what it will take to get that answered.
This worksheets combine basic multiplication and division word problems. These worksheets require the students to differentiate between the phrasing of a story problem that requires multiplication versus one that requires division to reach the answer. These workshes mix addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems.
These worksheets will test a students ability to choose the correct operation based on the story problem text.
All these resources will make the process of learning how to solve Math word problems easy.
Another good resources which is available on some sites is an online word problem solver.
You should have some idea at this point of the equation that will be needed to find a solution.
Specifically, we’re talking about equations here and the most important variables.