Now it is time for you to learn what to look for in a word problem. Here is an example problem, Mike had four dogs Lin had two how many more dogs did Mike have than Lin?
The things in this problem that you should look for are: four dogs, two dogs, and how many more.
Lets practice some.
Kevin had 6 fish Kevin's cat ate two and then one more, how many fish were left?
Fred had 4 marbles. His mother bought another package of 6, how many marbles did he have all together?
Leona runs a lemonade stand. She spent $7 dollars on ingredients and she earned $12 dollars worth of lemonade, what was Leona's profit?
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