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Grade 3 - Mathematics
5.5 Story Problems - 1

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

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

Q 3: Jessica was 45 inches tall. She grew another five inches during the school year. How tall is she now?
5 inches
50 inches
45 inches
55 inches

Q 4: Jordan pays $0.20 for milk everyday. If she has $1.00, how many days can she buy milk?
1 day
20 days
5 days

Q 5: Ashley has $10.00 and wants to buy a book that costs $15.00. How much more money does she need?

Q 6: 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?
1,358 steps
1,290 steps
1,300 steps
1,200 steps

Q 7: Sal ate 19 blueberries. Mal ate 21 blueberries. How many blueberries did they eat altogether?

Q 8: Jonathan raises chickens. In the barn he found ten chickens. In the barnyard, he found twenty chickens. How many chickens does Jonathan have?

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