# Word Problems

These * word problem generators* allow you to create many new word problems to practice with. Students can generate multiple word problems of each type for problem-solving practice. Teachers can use the word problem generators to create word problems for students. Once you answer a word problem the answer is shown in a proof. The equation is created and solved in detail and can be used to check your own work.

The best way for you to learn to solve word problems is to practice to translating the words into math problems.

Math Word Problem: Coins with Addition & Multiplication

Example: A piggy bank contains 7 quarters, 10 half dollars, and 9 dimes. What is the total amount of money in the piggy bank?

Math Word Problem: Landscaping with Division

Example: A landscaper is installing a lawn sprinkling system. She has a tube 25 feet long that she must cut into 5 equal pieces. How long will each piece be?

Algebra Word Problem 1 Using Coins

Example: A person has 8 coins consisting of dimes and half dollars. If the total amount of money is $1.60, how many of each coin are there?

Algebra Word Problem 2 Using Age

Example: Dana is 5 years younger than Alex and Alex is 3 years older than Chris. If the sum of their ages is 46, find each person's age.

Percentage Change Word Problems

Example: Total income was $9,546 in 2012 and $11,362 in 2013. What was the percentage change in income from 2012 to 2013?

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