Multi-Step Word Problems

Multiple-Step Word Problems

These multiple-step word problems require students to use reasoning and critical thinking skills to determine how each problem can be solved.

Basic
(Grades 2 - 3)

Multiple Step, Basic #1 Free

Solve each of the multi-step word problems on this page. Problems contain basic numbers of 20 or less. Each problem can be solved without knowledge of multiplication or division.

Multiple Step, Basic #2 Member

These multi-step questions can be calculated using only addition and subtraction.

Intermediate
(Grades 3 - 4)

Multiple Step, Intermediate #1 Member

These five word problems require students to add and subtract. Includes a money problem and an elapsed time problem.

Multiple Step, Intermediate #2 Free

These word problems have a farming theme. Students use critical thinking to determine which operations are required for solving each problem.

Multiple Step, Intermediate #3 Member

Use addition and subtraction to solve each of these four story problems.

Multiple Step, Intermediate #4 Member

More multi-step word problems to solve.

Toy Shop: Subtraction Across Zero Member

Add to find the total cost of two toys pictured on the shelf. Then subtract across zero to make change.

Advanced
(Grades 4 - 5)

Multiple Step, Advanced #1 Free

These four word problems require students to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Includes a money problem.

Multiple Step, Advanced #2 Member

Find the answers to the four word problems. Students will need to use reasoning skills to determine whether they should add, subtract, divide, or multiply.

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