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Welcome to the Math Salamanders Multiplication Word Problem Area for Second Grade.

Here you will find our range of printable multiplication problems which will help your child apply and practice their multiplication and times tables skills to solve a range of 'real life' problems.

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2nd Grade Math Learning

At Second Grade, children love to explore Math with fun Math activities and games. Children will enjoy completing these Second Grade Math games and Math worksheets printable whilst learning at the same time.

During Second Grade, the Math work extends to place value up to 1000. Children practice counting in ones, tens and hundreds from different starting points. They build on their understanding of addition and subtraction and develop quick recall of basic addition and subtraction facts. Their written methods in addition and subtraction extends into using 3 digits.

At 2nd Grade children also learn to solve simple addition and subtraction problems and work out the answers mentally or on paper. Children are also introduced to mutiplication and division at this stage, and also the fraction 'half'. They learn their multiplication table up to 5x5.

The free printable Second Grade Math Worksheets, Games and other free Grade 2 Math sheets will help your child to achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 2nd Grade is equivalent to Year 3.

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Multiplication Word Problems for 2nd Grade

Here you will find a range of problem solving worksheets involving multiplication.

Each sheet involves solving a range of written multiplication problems.

There are 3 levels of difficulty for each worksheet below: A,B and C.

Worksheet A is the easiest level, suitable for children at the beginning of their grade.

Worksheet B is a medium level worksheets for children who are working at the expected level in their grade.

Worksheet C is set at a harder level, suitable for children who are more able mathematicians.

The problems in each worksheet are similar in wording, but the numbers involved become trickier as the level gets harder.

To encourage careful checking and thinking skills, each sheet includes one 'trick' question which is not a multiplication problem. Children need to spot this word problem, and work out which operation they need to solve it.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their multiplication and times tables skills;
  • apply their times table knowledge to work out related facts;
  • recognise multiplication problems, and try to spot 'trick' problems;
  • solve a range of 'real life' problems.

Some of the sheets have a UK version with spelling set for the UK.

2nd Grade Multiplication Problem Worksheets

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Looking for some harder Multiplication Problems?

In our 3rd Grade Multiplication word problem area, you will find a range of multiplication word problems aimed at 3rd graders.

The following areas are covered:

  • basic multiplication fact sheets;
  • multiplication facts to 10x10;
  • problems needing written multiplication methods to solve (TU x U)

Looking for more 2nd Grade Word Problems?

We have a range of real-life problems involving different measurements, such as the fastest insects, or the length of different dinosaurs!

There are a range of different skills covered, from rounding and place value, to using addition, subtraction and multiplication.

 

 

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