Word Problems

Do you wince when you see word problems? Have no fear--in this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will help you figure out how to tackle them with ease! Learn the difference between a word problem and a regular math problem, as well as why they’re sometimes trickier than they seem. You’ll also discover a good first step to take, and a couple of strategies that will have you solving problems of your own in no time. Finally, Tim and Moby will walk you through a couple of examples so you’ll know a word problem when you see one. Soon you’ll be thinking of everything in numbers!

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How is a word problem different from other math problems?

Can you give me an example of a word problem?

How can I get better at word problems?