Solving two-step word problems

In this lesson, we will be using bar models to represent two-step addition and subtraction word problems.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which is the appropriate inverse equation for the following equation: 3741 - 2604 = 1137

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Q2.Which is the appropriate inverse equation for the following equation: 4289 + 2791 = 7080

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Q3.Which is the appropriate inverse equation for the following equation: 2309 + 709 = 3018

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Q4.From the following word problem, what is the equation: Visitors to the Notre Dame cathedral were recorded for Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday had 1123 more visitors than on Tuesday. If Tuesday had 1125 visitors, how many were there on Wednesday?

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Q5.For the following word problem, what is the equation: A restaurant had 4763 diners in June. In July they had 2345 more diners than in June. How many diners did the restaurant have in July?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which is the appropriate inverse equation for the following equation: 3741 - 2604 = 1137

1/5

Q2.Which is the appropriate inverse equation for the following equation: 4289 + 2791 = 7080

2/5

Q3.Which is the appropriate inverse equation for the following equation: 2309 + 709 = 3018

3/5

Q4.From the following word problem, what is the equation: Visitors to the Notre Dame cathedral were recorded for Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday had 1123 more visitors than on Tuesday. If Tuesday had 1125 visitors, how many were there on Wednesday?

4/5

Q5.For the following word problem, what is the equation: A restaurant had 4763 diners in June. In July they had 2345 more diners than in June. How many diners did the restaurant have in July?

5/5

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Solving two-step word problems

Using what we have learnt today, can you answer the following questions?

Q1.For the following word problem, what would step 1 of the problem be...? Mrs Crane walked down the river bank in Paris. One side of the path was 176 m and the other was 285 m long. Then she walked back to her hotel. The total distance was 1045 m. What was the distance of the final path?

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Q2.For the following word problem, what would step 2 of the problem be...? Mrs Crane walked down the river bank in Paris. One side of the path was 176 m and the other was 285 m long. Then she walked back to her hotel. The total distance was 1045 m. What was the distance of the final path?

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Q3.For the following word problem, what would step 1 of the problem be... ? Mrs Crane flew 6453 miles on Monday and 2362 on Tuesday. She estimated her trips would mean she would fly 9000 miles. How many miles did she fly altogether?

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Q4.For the following word problem, what would step 2 of the problem be... ? Mrs Crane flew 6453 miles on Monday and 2362 on Tuesday. She estimated her trips would mean she would fly 9000 miles. How many miles did she fly altogether?

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Q5.Has Mrs Crane worked out the following two-step word problem correctly? In a weekend, a French supermarket baked 4000 croissants. 2338 were sold on Saturday and 1456 were sold on Sunday. How many croissants were not sold?

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Solving two-step word problems

Using what we have learnt today, can you answer the following questions?

Q1.For the following word problem, what would step 1 of the problem be...? Mrs Crane walked down the river bank in Paris. One side of the path was 176 m and the other was 285 m long. Then she walked back to her hotel. The total distance was 1045 m. What was the distance of the final path?

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Q2.For the following word problem, what would step 2 of the problem be...? Mrs Crane walked down the river bank in Paris. One side of the path was 176 m and the other was 285 m long. Then she walked back to her hotel. The total distance was 1045 m. What was the distance of the final path?

2/5

Q3.For the following word problem, what would step 1 of the problem be... ? Mrs Crane flew 6453 miles on Monday and 2362 on Tuesday. She estimated her trips would mean she would fly 9000 miles. How many miles did she fly altogether?

3/5

Q4.For the following word problem, what would step 2 of the problem be... ? Mrs Crane flew 6453 miles on Monday and 2362 on Tuesday. She estimated her trips would mean she would fly 9000 miles. How many miles did she fly altogether?

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Q5.Has Mrs Crane worked out the following two-step word problem correctly? In a weekend, a French supermarket baked 4000 croissants. 2338 were sold on Saturday and 1456 were sold on Sunday. How many croissants were not sold?

5/5

Lesson summary: Solving two-step word problems

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