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Grade 3 - Mathematics
5.5 Story Problems - 1

Method:
  1. Read the problem carefully.
  2. Translate the story problem into mathematical statements.
  3. Compute the required results.

Example: A doll costs $45. Ann has $12, how much more does she require to buy the doll?
Subtract $12 from $45.
Answer: $33

Directions: Solve the following story problems. Also write at least ten examples of your own.

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Grade 3 - Mathematics
5.5 Story Problems - 1

Q 1: Jimmy took 60 steps to walk to the gym. Then he walked another 1,240 steps around the track. How many steps did Jimmy walk in total?
1,200 steps
1,300 steps
1,358 steps
1,290 steps

Q 2: Stefanie and Julie earned $8 each for painting signs. How much money did they make altogether?
$8
$18
$16
$10

Q 3: Jordan pays $0.20 for milk everyday. If she has $1.00, how many days can she buy milk?
5 days
1 day
20 days
$1.20

Q 4: Jonathan raises chickens. In the barn he found ten chickens. In the barnyard, he found twenty chickens. How many chickens does Jonathan have?
30
40
20
10

Q 5: Laura had 70 stuffed animals in her room and gave 20 to her best friend. How many does Laura have now?
60 animals
40 animals
70 animals
50 animals

Q 6: Ashley has $10.00 and wants to buy a book that costs $15.00. How much more money does she need?
$8.00
$5.00
$6.00
$9.00

Q 7: Robert has 8 pencils and Meghan has 16. How many more pencils does Meghan have?
8
9
11
16

Q 8: Krystal weighed 55 pounds. Then she gained four pounds during the year. How much does she weigh now?
56 pounds
55 pounds
51 pounds
59 pounds

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