# Word problems

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## Year 2 skills

- A.20 Skip-counting by 2, 3, 5 and 10 - with tables
- D.5 Addition word problems - sums up to 10
- D.6 Addition sentences for word problems - sums up to 10
- D.9 Addition word problems - sums up to 18
- D.20 Addition word problems - up to two digits
- E.10 Add three numbers - word problems
- H.6 Subtraction word problems - numbers up to 10
- H.7 Subtraction sentences for word problems - numbers up to 10
- H.10 Subtraction word problems - numbers up to 18
- H.19 Subtraction word problems - up to two digits
- K.5 Comparison word problems
- M.6 Fractions: word problems
- M.8 Fractions of a whole: modelling word problems
- M.9 Fractions of a whole: word problems
- R.10 Metric units of length: word problems
- R.14 Imperial units of length: word problems
- S.6 Money - word problems
- W.14 Time and clocks: word problems I
- W.15 Time and clocks: word problems II
- Y.8 Multiplication word problems
- AA.7 Division word problems

## Year 3 skills

- A.6 Skip-counting stories
- A.7 Skip-counting puzzles
- B.5 Greatest and least - word problems - up to 100
- B.6 Greatest and least - word problems - up to 1,000
- E.10 Addition word problems - one digit
- E.15 Add three or more one-digit numbers - word problems
- F.10 Subtraction word problems - up to 18
- G.9 Addition word problems - up to two digits
- G.14 Add three or more numbers up to two digits - word problems
- H.9 Subtraction word problems - up to two digits
- I.11 Addition word problems - up to three digits
- J.11 Subtraction word problems - up to three digits
- N.5 Addition and subtraction word problems - up to 20
- N.10 Addition and subtraction word problems - up to 100
- O.1 Guess the number
- P.9 Add and subtract money - word problems - up to £1
- P.10 Add and subtract money - word problems - up to £5
- S.9 Metric units of length: word problems
- S.16 Imperial units of length: word problems
- V.2 Perimeter - word problems
- W.16 Fractions of a whole: modelling word problems
- W.17 Fractions of a whole: word problems
- W.18 Fractions of a group: word problems
- CC.11 Multiplication word problems
- CC.12 Multiplication word problems: find the missing factor
- CC.13 Multiply a one-digit number by a two-digit number: word problems
- FF.7 Divide a two-digit number by a one-digit number: word problems

## Year 4 skills

- A.6 Skip-counting puzzles
- B.9 Place value word problems
- C.7 Add three or more numbers with up to three digits - word problems
- C.11 Add two numbers with up to four digits - word problems
- C.15 Add three or more numbers with up to four digits - word problems
- D.3 Subtract numbers with up to three digits - word problems
- D.9 Subtract numbers with up to four digits - word problems
- H.6 Multiplication word problems
- H.7 Multiplication word problems: find the missing factor
- H.9 Multiply a one-digit number by a two-digit number: word problems
- H.11 Multiply a one-digit number by a three-digit number: word problems
- H.13 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- L.5 Division word problems
- L.7 Divide larger numbers: word problems
- L.9 Interpret remainders
- M.9 Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
- M.11 Multi-step word problems - addition and subtraction
- M.12 Multi-step word problems
- O.6 Write variable expressions from word problems
- O.7 Write variable equations to represent word problems
- P.6 Estimate sums: word problems
- P.8 Estimate differences: word problems
- P.10 Estimate products: word problems
- P.12 Estimate quotients: word problems
- P.13 Estimate sums, differences, products and quotients: word problems
- Q.1 Guess the number
- Q.3 Find the order
- Q.4 Age puzzles
- Q.5 Find two numbers based on sum and difference
- Q.6 Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product and quotient
- S.8 Add money amounts - word problems
- Y.11 Unit fractions: modelling word problems
- Y.12 Unit fractions: word problems
- Y.13 Fractions of a whole: modelling word problems
- Y.14 Fractions of a whole: word problems
- Y.15 Fractions of a group: word problems
- Y.19 Fractions of a number: word problems
- CC.15 Add and subtract decimals - word problems

## Year 5 skills

- B.2 Add numbers with five digits or more: word problems
- B.9 Estimate sums: word problems
- C.2 Subtract numbers with five digits or more: word problems
- C.7 Estimate differences: word problems
- D.11 Estimate products: word problems
- D.16 Multiply a two-digit number by a two-digit number: word problems
- D.22 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- D.24 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- E.2 Division facts to 10: word problems
- E.5 Divide larger numbers by a one-digit number: word problems
- E.7 Interpret remainders
- E.11 Estimate quotients: word problems
- E.13 Divisibility rules: word problems
- E.16 Divide numbers ending in zeroes, multi-digit divisors: word problems
- F.3 Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
- F.4 Estimate sums, differences, products and quotients: word problems
- F.5 Multi-step word problems
- F.6 Word problems with extra or missing information
- F.7 Solve word problems using guess-and-check
- H.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
- H.4 Write variable equations to represent word problems
- L.1 Find two numbers based on sum and difference
- L.2 Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product and quotient
- L.3 Find the order
- M.3 Number patterns: word problems
- N.4 Add money amounts - word problems
- P.5 Find start and end times: multi-step word problems
- S.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
- S.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
- S.16 Fractions of a number: word problems
- T.4 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
- T.6 Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators: word problems
- T.8 Add three or more fractions with like denominators: word problems
- T.11 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- T.13 Add three or more fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- T.15 Add and subtract mixed numbers with unlike denominators: word problems
- U.6 Multiply unit fractions by whole numbers: word problems
- U.11 Multiply fractions by whole numbers: word problems
- W.3 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- W.6 Add three or more decimals: word problems
- W.10 Solve decimal problems using diagrams
- X.4 Percent of a number: word problems

## Year 6 skills

- B.2 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
- B.9 Estimate sums and differences: word problems
- C.2 Multiply by a one-digit number: word problems
- C.5 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- C.9 Estimate products: word problems
- C.16 Multiply a two-digit number by a three-digit or four-digit number: word problems
- C.18 Multiply three or four numbers: word problems
- D.2 Division facts to 12: word problems
- D.4 Divide by one-digit numbers: word problems
- D.5 Divide by one-digit numbers: interpret remainders
- D.6 Estimate quotients: word problems
- D.9 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- D.11 Divide by two-digit numbers: word problems
- E.4 Divisibility rules: word problems
- G.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- H.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
- I.5 Division with decimal quotients: word problems
- J.2 Fractions of a whole: word problems
- J.3 Fractions of a group: word problems
- J.13 Fractions of a number: word problems
- K.4 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
- K.6 Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators: word problems
- K.8 Add three or more fractions with like denominators: word problems
- K.11 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- K.13 Add and subtract mixed numbers with unlike denominators: word problems
- K.15 Add three or more fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- L.14 Multiply fractions: word problems
- M.2 Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers: word problems
- M.6 Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals: word problems
- N.1 Multi-step word problems
- N.2 Word problems with extra or missing information
- N.3 Guess-and-check problems
- N.4 Find the order
- N.5 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
- O.2 Write a ratio: word problems
- P.4 Percent of a number: word problems
- Q.2 Add and subtract money: word problems
- Q.3 Multiply money amounts: word problems
- Q.4 Multiply money amounts with decimals: word problems
- Q.5 Divide money amounts with decimals: word problems
- R.4 Number sequences: word problems
- T.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
- T.4 Write variable equations: word problems
- W.4 Find start and end times: word problems
- CC.8 Area and perimeter: word problems

## Year 7 skills

- A.5 Add and subtract whole numbers: word problems
- B.2 Multiply whole numbers: word problems
- B.4 Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- B.6 Multiply three or more numbers: word problems
- C.3 Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
- E.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
- G.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- H.3 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
- H.9 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
- I.2 Understanding fractions: word problems
- I.5 Fractions: word problems
- I.8 Compare fractions: word problems
- J.2 Add and subtract fractions with like denominators: word problems
- J.4 Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators: word problems
- J.7 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
- K.3 Fractions of a number: word problems
- K.7 Multiply fractions: word problems
- N.2 Add, subtract, multiply or divide two whole numbers: word problems
- N.5 Add, subtract, multiply or divide two decimals: word problems
- N.8 Add, subtract or multiply two fractions: word problems
- P.1 Estimate to solve word problems
- P.2 Word problems with multiple steps or extra or missing information
- P.3 Guess-and-check word problems
- P.4 Distance/direction to starting point
- P.5 Use logical reasoning to find the order
- Q.2 Write a ratio: word problems
- Q.7 Compare ratios: word problems
- R.4 Compare percents and fractions: word problems
- R.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
- R.8 Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
- T.3 Add and subtract money amounts: word problems
- T.5 Multiply money: word problems
- T.7 Divide money amounts: word problems
- X.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
- Z.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
- Z.3 Solve word problems involving two-variable equations
- EE.12 Area and perimeter: word problems

## Year 8 skills

- A.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
- C.5 Add and subtract integers: word problems
- E.2 Add and subtract decimals: word problems
- E.4 Multiply decimals and whole numbers: word problems
- E.6 Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems
- E.9 Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals: word problems
- F.4 Fractions: word problems with graphs and tables
- F.7 Compare fractions: word problems
- G.2 Add and subtract fractions: word problems
- G.4 Add and subtract mixed numbers: word problems
- G.8 Multiply fractions and whole numbers: word problems
- G.11 Multiply fractions: word problems
- G.17 Divide fractions: word problems
- G.19 Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems
- J.4 Equivalent ratios: word problems
- J.6 Compare ratios: word problems
- J.9 Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
- J.11 Solve proportions: word problems
- K.7 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
- L.6 Percents of numbers: word problems
- L.8 Solve percent equations: word problems
- M.1 Add, subtract, multiply and divide money amounts: word problems
- N.1 Estimate to solve word problems
- N.2 Multi-step word problems
- N.3 Guess-and-check word problems
- N.4 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
- N.5 Find the number of each type of coin
- N.6 Elapsed time word problems
- Q.5 Number sequences: word problems
- R.2 Write variable expressions: word problems
- S.7 Solve equations: word problems
- U.2 Identify independent and dependent variables
- AA.4 Area and perimeter: word problems
- AA.6 Circles: word problems

## Year 9 skills

- A.7 HCF and LCM: word problems
- C.5 Add and subtract integers: word problems
- E.3 Add and subtract rational numbers: word problems
- E.6 Multiply and divide rational numbers: word problems
- H.4 Equivalent ratios: word problems
- H.6 Compare ratios: word problems
- H.7 Solve proportions: word problems
- H.9 Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems
- I.8 Interpret graphs of proportional relationships
- I.9 Write and solve equations for proportional relationships
- J.4 Find what percent one number is of another: word problems
- J.7 Percents of numbers: word problems
- J.11 Percent of change: word problems
- M.1 Multi-step word problems
- M.2 Guess-and-check word problems
- M.3 Use Venn diagrams to solve problems
- M.4 Elapsed time word problems
- S.4 Pythagoras' theorem: word problems
- U.3 Area and perimeter: word problems
- U.6 Circles: word problems
- V.5 Number sequences: word problems
- W.3 Write variable expressions: word problems
- X.13 Solve equations: word problems
- AA.3 Identify independent and dependent variables

## Year 10 skills

- C.2 Write an equivalent ratio
- C.6 Solve proportions: word problems
- D.3 Percent word problems
- D.5 Percent of change: word problems
- F.23 Pythagoras' theorem: word problems
- I.1 Identify hypotheses and conclusions
- I.2 Counterexamples
- K.10 Solve linear equations: word problems
- Q.4 Linear inequalities: word problems
- R.3 Solve simultaneous equations by graphing: word problems
- R.7 Solve simultaneous equations using substitution: word problems
- R.9 Solve simultaneous equations using elimination: word problems
- CC.1 Word problems: mixed review
- CC.3 Consecutive integer problems
- CC.4 Rate of travel: word problems
- CC.5 Weighted averages: word problems

## Year 11 skills

- D.7 Solve linear equations: word problems
- I.3 Solve simultaneous equations by graphing: word problems
- I.7 Solve simultaneous equations using substitution: word problems
- I.9 Solve simultaneous equations using elimination: word problems
- HH.1 Consecutive integer problems
- HH.2 Rate of travel: word problems
- HH.3 Weighted averages: word problems

## Year 12 skills

- A.2 Solve linear equations: word problems
- D.3 Solve simultaneous equations by graphing: word problems
- D.6 Solve simultaneous equations using substitution: word problems
- D.8 Solve simultaneous equations using elimination: word problems
- D.10 Solve simultaneous equations using any method: word problems