What Are Some Examples of 3rd Grade Word Problems?


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An example of a third grade word problem is, "Albert brought 40 cookies to school for his birthday. He gave a cookie to all 19 students in Miss Nelson's class and a cookie to all 15 students in Mr. Johnson's class. How many cookies were left?"

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Third grade students learn to solve two step word problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Another example is, "Julia wants to buy a soccer ball that costs $5, a game that costs $18 and a bracelet that costs $7. She has saved $3 from her allowance, and her aunt gave her $9. How much more money does Julia need to buy the ball, the game and the bracelet?"

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