These story problems deal with travel time, including determining the travel distance, travel time and speed using miles (customry units).
This is a very common class of word problem and specific practice with these worksheets will prepare students when they encounter similar problems on standardized tests.
This page has a great collection of word problems that provide a gentle introduction to word problems for all four basic math operations.
You'll find addition word problems, subtraction word problems, multiplication word problems and division word problems, all starting with simple easy-to-solve questions that build up to more complex skills necessary for many standardized tests.
One of the most important things to understand about second grade math is it’s all about repetition.
The more time students spend practicing, the quicker they begin to grasp the formulas and techniques required to solve more complex math problems.
As they progress, you'll also find a mix of operations that require students to figure out which type of story problem they need to solve.
And if you need help, check out word problem tricks at the bottom of this page!
One way to make a word problem slightly more complex is to include extra (but unused) information in the problem text.
These worksheets have addition word problems with extra unused facts in the problem.