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Solve Word Problems and Puzzles

In this worksheet, students revise and practise sequencing, negative numbers, fractions and proportion to answer a range of word problems and puzzles.

'Solve Word Problems and Puzzles' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Word Problems

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Worksheet Overview

This worksheet is about answering word problems and puzzles.

 

Example

In a room full of people,

1/8 of them wear glasses.

1/6 of them wear contact lenses, and the rest have perfect eyesight.

 

What fraction of them have perfect eyesight?

 

Answer

1/8 + 1/6 = 3/24 + 4/24 = 7/24

 So 17/24 (24 - 7) have perfect eyesight.

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