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Grade 3 - Mathematics
5.8 Story Problems - 4

Method:
  1. Read the problem carefully.
  2. Translate the story problem into mathematical statements.
  3. Compute the required results.
Example: There are 9 fruits in a basket. 9 more are added, how many are there now?
Add 9 and 9
Answer: 18 fruits

Directions: Solve the following. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
Q 1: Jessica wants to buy Pokemon cards. Each card costs $1. If Jessica buys 2 cards, how much change will she get back if she gives the clerk $5?
$2
$6
$4
$3

Q 2: 6 birds are on a fence. 4 of the birds fly away. How many are birds left on the fence?
10
4
2

Q 3: In the morning, Emily read 50 pages. After supper she read 30 pages. Before she went to bed, she read 40 more pages. How many pages did Emily read today?
110 pages
120 pages
130 pages
150 pages

Q 4: Amy has 12 board games. She got 10 board games for her birthday. How many games does Amy have in all?
22
120
2

Q 5: Brandon wants to buy a Game Boy for $100. He has saved $30. How much more money does he need?
$80
$100
$30
$70

Q 6: Four cats sleep in the bed. Two of them wake up and go away to play. How many cats are asleep on the bed now?
6
2
5

Q 7: Three boys play ball. Three more boys join them. How many boys are in all?
0
6
4

Q 8: Five pigs are in the mud. Three more pigs join them. How many pigs are in the mud now?
9
2
8

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