Word Problems

Math Vocabulary

Place Value

American Revolution

Civil War

100

Arabella had 75 toy cars. She gave 18 of them to her brother. How many toy cars does she have now?

She has 57 toy cars.

100

What is "standard form"?

usual way of writing numbers

example: 17

100

What place is italicized:

28*7*,091

thousands

100

Why did the colonists fight the British?

Because of high taxes, the British army stayed in their houses, and they didnâ€™t have self-government

100

What was one important thing that Abraham Lincoln did?

freed the slaves; saved the Union; led the US during the Civil War as president

200

Terry picked 146 raspberries, 30 plums, and 94 yellow apples. How many more raspberries than yellow apples does she pick?

She picked 52 more raspberries.

200

Give an example of a true equation.

15 = 12 + 3

200

What number am I:

4,000 + 500 + 20 + 7

4,527

200

What did the Declaration of Independence do?

Declared independence from Great Britain (said America was free from Great Britain)

200

Name one problem that led to the Civil War.

slavery; economic reasons; statesâ€™ rights

300

Mike has $70. He buys groceries. He now has $18.75 left. How much did he spend?

He spent $51.25.

300

What is "word form"?

a number written out in words

example: six hundred

300

Read this number: 16,453

sixteen thousand four hundred fifty-three

300

Who is the "Father of Our Country" and the first president?

George Washington

300

Name the war between the North and the South.

Civil War

400

What type of subtraction problem?

Celia works at a bakery. In the morning, she made 127 pastries to sell. At noon, she had 35 pastries left. How many pastries did she sell?

missing amount

400

What is "difference"?

The answer when you subtract

400

I have 56 tens, 1 hundred, 7 ones, and 2 thousands. What number am I?

2,667

400

There were 13 original states (colonies). Name 4.

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

400

What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?

freed the slaves in the Southern states (Confederate states)