Challenging Word Problems | Pythagorean Thm | Distance/Rate/Time | Percent


Make math meaningful with real world contexts. This set of word problems will challenge your students to think!

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Looking for a way to challenge your students with meaningful problem solving while distance learning? This set of ‘math in real life’ challenge problems includes a huge variety, in both digital and print formats. Word problems provide a meaningful context to practice important math skills.

Each problem in this collection includes visual tools to help students in the problem solving process such as pictures or tables.

In addition, many problems are multi-step, forcing students to think about the situation and what the question is asking rather than just plucking and plugging in numbers.

Math Topics Covered in this Word Problem Set:

  • Pythagorean Theorem | 10 problems
  • Distance/Rate/Time | 10 problems
  • Percent (real life situations such as tax, discounts and tip) | 10 problems

There are a total of 30 challenging word problems, which you can access using Google Slides and assign directly in Google Classroom, or print from the black and white, printer-friendly format to assign in person.

Lastly, you will find a complete answer key for the entire set of word problems, making this easy to use and grade (or allowing students to check their own work).

Included in the Download:

This product includes both digital and printer-friendly versions of all 30 problems. In the pdf download you will find:

  • Directions and access link for the problems on Google Slides
  • Directions for assigning in Google Classroom
  • Convenient, printable versions of the problems
  • Answer key for all problems

**To see an example of all that’s included, click the “Preview” here!**

Note: The digital and printable problems are the same word problems. There are 30 problems total, but 2 different versions for your convenience.

*Please Note: This product is intended for your personal use in the home or classroom only. You may not share, link to the file or digital slides, distribute, print for others or alter this product in any way. In addition, this product includes a downloadable pdf file, which can be printed, as well as a link to digital slides. No physical product will be mailed to you.*


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