By Mathnasium | Added Apr 12, 2023

In today's world, math skills can come in handy at any moment. Practicing this week's word problems will sharpen those skills and help your child be at the ready!

Find the word problem below that’s the right skill level for your child and, together, give it a try. Take your time working it out — no peeking! When you both feel you’ve found the answer, look below to check your solution against ours. Enjoy the fun math practice, and be sure to check back for more!

Lower Elementary:
Question: Liza sells 2 bunches of violets for 6 pennies. If each bunch has 6 violets, then how many violets cost a penny?

Upper Elementary:
Question: Henry teaches language lessons. His most expensive lessons cost 60 pounds, and his least expensive lessons cost 1 shilling. If 20 shillings make 1 pound, then what is the range in language lesson prices? Give your answer in pounds and shillings.

Middle School:
Question: Clara, Freddy, Henry, and Liza are all sitting together on a sofa. Clara is sitting next to Henry, and Freddy is not. Clara and Freddy are both between two people, and Liza is not. Liza is to the left of Henry. From left to right, in what order are they sitting?

Have you worked out the answer to the word problem you chose? When you’re ready to check your work, look below to find our solutions.

Lower Elementary: