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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?16-10 = 610+10=2016- 16=016+10=26 Q 2: There were 5 pumpkins sitting on the porch. Mom brought home 8 more. How many pumpkins are there altogether?5+8=138-5=38x5=408-5=13 Q 3: 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=1310-3=118-5=3 Q 4: There were 9 black cats running along the street. All of the sudden 5 more cats joined them. How many cats were running along the street?9-5=19-5=49+5=149-5=2 Question 5: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 6: This question is available to subscribers only!

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