How the Flower Came to Be
Word Problems
Join: Result Unknown
___ butterflies were fluttering in the garden. ___ more butterflies
fluttered into the garden.
How many butterflies are in the garden now?
(6, 3) (24, 13) (47, 55)
Separate: Result Unknown
A field had ___ clover blossoms. Rabbits ate ___ of the blossoms.
How many clover
blossoms were not eaten?
(7, 3) (29, 7) (62, 56)
Part Part Whole: Whole Unknown
There are ___ pink flowers and ___ purple flowers. How many flowers
are there altogether?
(5, 4) (14, 23) (37, 44)
Compare: Difference Unknown
One hill has ___ flowers. A field nearby has ___ flowers. How many
more flowers does the field
have than the hill?
(6, 9) (23, 35) (72, 96)
Multiplication
There are ___ flowers, and each flower has ___ leaves. How many
leaves are there altogether?
(3, 4) (7, 10) (12, 8)
Measurement Division
In a garden there are ___ roses on each rose bush. Altogether there
are ___ roses. How many rose bushes are in the garden?
(2, 12) (5, 25) (6, 42)
Partitive Division
In a garden there are ___ rose bushes. There is the same number
of roses on each bush. Altogether there are ___ roses. How many
roses are on each bush?
(3, 9) (4, 24) (6, 48)
Compare: Difference Unknown
The Creator planted ____ red flowers and ___ yellow flowers. How
many more red flowers
than yellow flowers did the Creator plant?
(9, 4) (22, 11) (56, 28)
Join: Change Unknown
There were ___ clover blossoms in a meadow. A rabbit ate some of
them. Then there were ___clover
blossoms. How many blossoms did the rabbit eat?
(7, 4) (26, 14) (32, 24)
Separate: Change Unknown
___ butterflies were fluttering among the flowers.
Some flew away. Then there were ___ butterflies left.
How many butterflies flew away?
(6, 4) (17, 5) (44, 33)
Part Part Whole: Part Unknown
There were ___ flowers on a hill. ___ of them were yellow. The rest
were red.
How many red flowers were on the hill?
(9, 3) (26, 18) (56, 48)
Compare: Referent Unknown
There were ___ roses in a field. There were ___ more roses than
daisies.
How many daisies were in the field?
(8, 4) (28, 14) (32, 23)
TwoStep Problem
___ butterflies fluttered into a flower filled garden. ___ more
butterflies fluttered into the garden.
Then a gentle breeze blew____ of the butterflies into the woods.
How many butterflies stayed in the garden?
(4, 5, 3) (11, 23, 14) (24, 37, 22)
