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Published on September 14th, 2017 In category Division and Multiplication tricks | Maths

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# Word problems in Maths made easy

Word problems in Maths are descriptive type problems presenting a small case and outcome is expected out of kids as a solutions. Many times, while children know the operations like Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, but they fail to understand its applications.

Here are some Key words that make the life of children easier, by noticing the key words they can guess the application of operations

• How many in all
• What is the total
• How many altogether
• Combined in
• How many more or now has more
• Both together

Subtraction

• How many fewer left
• What is the difference
• How many left over now
• How many were taken away
• How much is remaining
• Less available now
• Minus
• Shorter in numbers

Multiplication

• What is the multiple
• What is the product
• How many times
• Is double or triple

Division

• Divide into parts
• How many per
• What are the factors
• Is divided by
• Out of
• Quotient of
• Over