A set of 10 fun, problem-solving brainteasers for your students.
Use these problem solving brainteasers to practice multi-step word problems with your students. They work great as an independent or group activity during math centers, or give one problem each day as a warm-up or exit ticket.
Included with this teaching resource are:
- 10 word problem task cards
- an answer key.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including roundi...
Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unkn...
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