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Multi-step word problems

3 videos
1 skill
You already have many tools in your mathematical toolkit: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals and fractions, as well as your understanding of units of measure. Now we'll put them all to work in solving some multi-step word problems. Common Core Standards: 7.EE.B.3

Multi-step word problem with decimals and subtraction

VIDEO 3:40 minutes
First visualize this word problem then use subtraction and multiplication of decimals and fractions to get at the answer.

Multi-step word problem with fractions and units of time

VIDEO 2:25 minutes
Remember units of measurement? Convert minutes into hours and put your knowledge of fractions to work in this word problem.

Multi-step word problem with addition, subtraction, and multiplication

VIDEO 2:08 minutes
Budgeting money is one of the most valuable math skills you'll learn. Practice with us as we figure out how much money is left after a cab fare.