# 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. If you have a word problem you need help with send it to me and I might just build you a calculator.

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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