Word Problems
Multi-Step Word Problems
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100

Benny naps for 96 minutes each day. How many minutes will he nap in 42 days?
What is 4,032?

100

Amanda's apartment building has 5 floors. Each floor has 9 apartments. Each apartment has 6 rooms. How many rooms in all does Amanda's apartment building have?
What is 270 rooms?

100

36 x 33
What is 1,188?

100

Estimate 38 x 43
What is 40 x 40 = 1,600

100

Each
What is multiplication?

200

Liam swims laps in a pool nonstop for 15 minutes. There are 60 seconds in 1 minute. What is the total number of seconds Liam swam?
What is 900 seconds?

200

Ms. Sutch wanted to bake cupcakes and cookies for the class. She baked 11 trays of cookies with 14 cookies on each tray. She baked 9 trays of cupcakes with 24 cupcakes on each tray. How many cookies and cupcakes did Ms. Sutch bake in all?
What is 370 cookies and cupcakes?

200

24 x 19
What is 456?

200

Estimate 23 x 76.
What is 20 x 80 = 1,600?

200

in all
What is addition OR multiplication?

300

The store sold 45 shirts for $19 per shirt. What is the total cost of the shirts they sold?
What is $2,205?

300

Gus has 24 boxes of baseball cards. Each box has 67 baseball cards. He gives 121 of his baseball cards to Dennis. How many baseball cards does Gus have left?
What is 1,487 baseball cards?

300

47 x 87
What is 4,089?

300

Estimate the product of 26 and 92.
What is 30 x 90 = 2,700

300

Difference
What is subtraction?

400

Janet has a 30 page photo album. Each page has 26 photos on it. How many photos does Janet have in all?
What is 780 photos?

400

Conor plays video games for 43 minutes per day in September. He plays video games for 62 minutes per day in October. How many more minutes did Conor play video games in October than September? (HINT: September has 30 days. October has 31 days.)
What is 632 minutes?

400

76 x 53
What is 4,028?

400

Estimate the product of 96 and 34.
What is 100 x 30 = 300?

400

fewer
What is subtraction?

500

Dana can text 87 words per minute. How many words can Dana text in 56 minutes?
What is 4,872 words?

500

Owen planted 12 rows of roses with 32 roses in each row. He planted 15 rows of tulips with 21 tulips in each row. How many flowers did Owen plant in all?
What is 699 flowers?

500

99 x 31
What is 3,069?

500

Estimate the product of 103 and 97.
What is 100 x 100 = 10,000?

500

per
What is multiplication?