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Multiplication and division word/story problems. A word problem is a mathematical exercise where significant background information on the problem is presented in ordinary language rather than in mathematical notation.

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Multiplication and division word problems

Grade 4 Word Problems Worksheet

A printing company has 6 printing machines.

1. Each printing machine costs $4,500. How much did the

company pay for the machines?

2. All 6 printing machines together can print 222 pages in a

minute. How many pages can each machine print per hour?

3. If a new order involved printing 3,800 pages but one of the

machines is out of order, how many pages does each working

machine print for this order if they each print the same number

of pages?

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Grade 4 Word Problems Worksheet

A printing company has 6 printing machines.

1. Each printing machine costs $4,500. How much did the

company pay for the machines?

2. All 6 printing machines together can print 222 pages in a

minute. How many pages can each machine print per hour?

3. If a new order involved printing 3,800 pages but one of the

machines is out of order, how many pages does each working

machine print for this order if they each print the same number

of pages?

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4. There are 3 teams of maintenance staff. If each team take 8-

hour shifts and has 4 members, how many maintenance staff

are there?

5. There are 5 salespersons and 22 clients. If each client only deals

with one salesperson and the clients are divided as equally as

possible among the salespersons, how many salespersons are

responsible for 5 clients?

6. Write an equation using “x” and then solve the equation.

Three orders are to be done today. Each order involves printing

x pages. As a result, there are total of 9900 pages to be printed

today.

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hour shifts and has 4 members, how many maintenance staff

are there?

5. There are 5 salespersons and 22 clients. If each client only deals

with one salesperson and the clients are divided as equally as

possible among the salespersons, how many salespersons are

responsible for 5 clients?

6. Write an equation using “x” and then solve the equation.

Three orders are to be done today. Each order involves printing

x pages. As a result, there are total of 9900 pages to be printed

today.

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1. 4,500 x 6 = 27,000

The company paid $27,000 for the machines.

2. 222 ÷ 6 = 37

Each machine can print 37 pages per minute.

37 x 60 = 2,220

Each machine can print 2,220 pages per hour.

3. 3,800 ÷ 5 = 760

Each machine will print 760 pages.

4. 3 x 4 = 12

There are 12 maintenance staff.

5. 22 ÷ 5 = 4 remainder 2

2 salespersons are responsible for 5 clients.

6. 3x = 9,900

x = 3,300

Each order has 3,300 pages.

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The company paid $27,000 for the machines.

2. 222 ÷ 6 = 37

Each machine can print 37 pages per minute.

37 x 60 = 2,220

Each machine can print 2,220 pages per hour.

3. 3,800 ÷ 5 = 760

Each machine will print 760 pages.

4. 3 x 4 = 12

There are 12 maintenance staff.

5. 22 ÷ 5 = 4 remainder 2

2 salespersons are responsible for 5 clients.

6. 3x = 9,900

x = 3,300

Each order has 3,300 pages.

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