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### Grade 3 - Mathematics5.9 Word Problems

 Method: Read the problem carefully. Translate the story problem into mathematical statements. Compute the required results. Example: The distance between two places is 35 miles. If a person has covered 18 miles, how many more miles are left? Subtract 18 from 35 Answer: 17 miles Directions: Solve the following. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
 Q 1: On a scary Halloween night party there were 16 glasses of punch on the table. 10 people had 10 glasses of punch. How many glasses of punch are left?16- 16=010+10=2016-10 = 616+10=26 Q 2: At the Halloween party there were 8 kids in vampire costumes and 5 kids in ghost costumes. How many more kids were wearing vampire costumes?10-3=1510-3=118-5=310+3=13 Q 3: There were 5 pumpkins sitting on the porch. Mom brought home 8 more. How many pumpkins are there altogether?5+8=138-5=138-5=38x5=40 Q 4: After eating way too much candy, Suzy had to go to the dentist and have 5 cavities filled. The dentist told her to come back the following week to have 4 more done. How many cavities did poor Suzy have? 5+4=105+4=115-4=15+4=9 Question 5: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 6: This question is available to subscribers only!