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Overcoming this early solution bias can be difficult, and it is much better to develop the habit of making a complete pass over the problem before deciding on a path to the solution.
There are particular words that seem to show up in word problems for different operations that can tip you off to what might be the correct operation to apply.
These key words aren't a sure-fire way to know what to do with a problem, but they can be a useful starting point.
For example, phrases like 'combined,' 'total,' 'together' or 'sum' are very often signals that the problem is going to involve addition.The simple addition word problems can be introduced very early, in first or second grade depending on student aptitude.Follow those worksheets up with the subtraction word problems once subtraction concept are covered, and then proceed with multiplication and division word problems in the same fashion. You can view them on-screen, and then print them, with or without answers.If you want the answers, either bookmark the worksheet or print the answers straight away. You can Create Your Own Worksheet at Mathopolis, and our forum members have put together a collection of Math Exercises on the Forum.Talking with kids regularly about 'how many more do you need' or 'how many do you have left over' or other seemingly simple questions when asked regularly can build that basic number sense that helps enormously when word problems and applied math start to show up.There are many tricks for solving word problems that can bridge the gap, and they can be helpful tools if students are either struggling with where to start with a problem or just need a way to check their thinking on a particular problem.And if you need help, check out word problem tricks at the bottom of this page!This is the first set of word problem worksheets the introduces multiplication.) you'll know what kind of math we've been practicing...These worksheets are primarily division word problems that introduce remainders.