Category Archives: Math Word Problems

How to Solve Number Word Problems Part 4

This is the fourth part and the conclusion to the Number Word Problem Series. In the introduction to this series, we have learned How to Solve Number Problems Mentally. In Part 1 and Part 2, we have discussed the basic number word problems, and in Part 3, we have learned how to solve word problems… Read More »

How to Solve Number Word Problems Part 3

This is the third part of The Number Word Problem Series. In this post, we will be solving number word problems about consecutive numbers.  In number word problem solving, consecutive numbers are numbers that follow each other in order.  Here are the examples of consecutive numbers (integers). consecutive numbers: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, …… Read More »

How to Solve Number Word Problems Part 2

This is the second part of the the Solving Number  Word Problems Series. In this part, we will discuss how to solve various number problems.  Note that some of these problems are not really number problems per se, but the strategy in solving them is technically the same. You could say that they are really “number… Read More »

How to Solve Number Word Problems Part 1

In the previous post, we have learned How to Solve Number Problems Mentally. In this post, we are going to solve the same word problems algebraically. The objective of this post is for you to be able to learn how to set up equations based on given problems. Once you know how to set up… Read More »

How To Solve Number Word Problems Mentally

Most students in high school would rush and get a pencil or pen and write the equation if they see word problems such as Problem 1. I’m sure many of you will do the same. But you should really stop wasting lead and ink because problems such as this can be solved mentally. Many are poor… Read More »

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