Word Problems

Do you wince when you see word problems? Have no fear--in this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will help you figure out how to tackle them with ease! Learn the difference between a word problem and a regular math problem, as well as why they’re sometimes trickier than they seem. You’ll also discover a good first step to take, and a couple of strategies that will have you solving problems of your own in no time. Finally, Tim and Moby will walk you through a couple of examples so you’ll know a word problem when you see one. Soon you’ll be thinking of everything in numbers!

Probability and Data Analysis Lesson Plan: What Are the Chances?

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students review probability and data analysis skills learned throughout a unit of study. Students then create a paper-based or digital activity that challenges classmates to apply data analysis, graphing, and/or probability skills to fictitious or real-world situations. See more »

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