Intoduction:

Addition: We need to find the sums of two are more numbers.

Subtraction: Its opposite of the addition. Its also called subtraction or minus.

Multiplication: It is the product of two or more numbers.

Division: It has two parts .It’s called quotient and remainder.

Here, we are going to see some word problems for addition, subtraction multiplication and division.

Word Problems Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division

Word problems for addition:

Example 1:

Mr. Rohit drove 40 miles in his car on Thursday and 35 miles on Monday. How many miles did he drive in these two days?

Solution:

Step 1: We know that Mr. Rohit drive 40 miles in his car on Thursday and 35 miles on Monday.

Step 2: We need to find how many miles did he drive.

Step 3: So, we need to add this given miles.

Step 4: Therefore the answer is 75 miles.

Word problems for subtraction:

Example 2:

Mukund has to repair 120 buses. He has repair 3. How many more does he have to repair?

Solution:

Step 1: We know that Tania already repairs 3 buses.

Step 2: We need to find the remaining buses he have to repair.

Step 3: Here we need to perform subtraction.

Step 4: Therefore the answer is 117 buses.

Word problems for multiplication:

Example 3:

In each of 12 vases at a flower shop, there are 8 flowers. How many total flowers are there in the vases?

Solution:

Step 1: We know that each vase has 8 flowers. And totally we have 12 vases.

Step 2: Here we need to multiply 12 and 8 .

Step 3: Therefore, totally we have 96 vases.

Word problems for division:

Example 4:

A board game has 44 total coins. There are equal numbers of coins of 4 different colors. How many coins are there of each color?

Solution:

Step 1: We know that we have 44 coins and it has 4 different colors.

Step 2: Here we need to divide 44 and 4

Step 3: Therefore, the result is 11 coins in each colors.

Practice Word Problems Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division

Word problems for addition:

1) There are 15 bananas and 12mangoes in a fruit shop. How many total fruits are there in the shop?

Word problems for subtraction:

2) Debbie bought 4 dolls for $ 4. She had $ 75 in her purse. How many dollars are left in her purse?

Word problems for multiplication:

3) There are 8 men in the bus. There are 2 times more women in the bus. How many women are there in the bus?

Word problems for division:

4) It takes 6 minutes to make a glass of pineapple juice. How many glasses of juice can be made in 66 minutes?