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Solve Word Problems and Puzzles

In this worksheet, students resolve word problems and puzzles allowing them to revise and practise a range of mathematical processes for measures, percentages, decimals, fractions and wider number knowlege.

'Solve Word Problems and Puzzles ' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:  Word Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must solve word problems and puzzles.

 

Example


Given that 37 × 22 = 814, can you find 37 × 2.2 without further working?

 

Answer

 

2.2 is a tenth of 22.

37 × 2.2 = 814 ÷ 10 = 81.4

Given that 32 × 28 = 896, can you find 32 × 2.8 without further working? 

 

Tick the two numbers from the list below whose sum is 18 and whose product is 72.

2

6

8

10

12

16

Anna, Baljit and Cara share £350. Anna receives twice as much as Baljit, who receives twice as much as Cara. How much does each one receive? 

 Anna Baljit Cara
25
50
100
200

What is 90% of 90% of 20?

What is 40% of 40% of £100? Remember to write the pound sign infront of your answer.

Write the following numbers in order, putting the smallest first. You can use your calculator to help you.

5%, 1/3, 0.82

5%, 1/3, 0.82

0.82, 5%, 1/3

1/3, 5%, 0.82

5%, 0.82, 1/3

Select the two numbers from the list below whose sum is 22 and whose product is 85. 

 

1

5

7

11

15

17

The mean of 27, 28, 32, 33 is 30.

Without further working, write down the mean of 127, 128, 132, 133.

 

The mean of 27, 28, 32, 33 is 30.

Without further working write the mean of 270, 280, 320, 330.

 

A television costs £450.

How much does it cost in a sale in which all prices are discounted by 15%?

(Don't forget the £ sign)

 

  • Question 1

Given that 32 × 28 = 896, can you find 32 × 2.8 without further working? 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
89.6
  • Question 2

Tick the two numbers from the list below whose sum is 18 and whose product is 72.

CORRECT ANSWER
6
12
  • Question 3

Anna, Baljit and Cara share £350. Anna receives twice as much as Baljit, who receives twice as much as Cara. How much does each one receive? 

CORRECT ANSWER
 Anna Baljit Cara
25
50
100
200
  • Question 4

What is 90% of 90% of 20?

CORRECT ANSWER
16.2
  • Question 5

What is 40% of 40% of £100? Remember to write the pound sign infront of your answer.

CORRECT ANSWER
£16
  • Question 6

Write the following numbers in order, putting the smallest first. You can use your calculator to help you.

5%, 1/3, 0.82

CORRECT ANSWER
5%, 1/3, 0.82
  • Question 7

Select the two numbers from the list below whose sum is 22 and whose product is 85. 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
5
17
  • Question 8

The mean of 27, 28, 32, 33 is 30.

Without further working, write down the mean of 127, 128, 132, 133.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
130
  • Question 9

The mean of 27, 28, 32, 33 is 30.

Without further working write the mean of 270, 280, 320, 330.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
300
  • Question 10

A television costs £450.

How much does it cost in a sale in which all prices are discounted by 15%?

(Don't forget the £ sign)

 

CORRECT ANSWER
£382.50
£ 382.50
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