Math Word Problems for kids
3rd Grade

Welcome to our Math Word Problems for kids for third graders.

Here you will find our range of Third Grade Math Problem Worksheets which will help your child apply and practice their Math skills to solve a range of 'real life' problems.

3rd Grade Math Learning

At Third Grade, children enjoy exploring Math with fun Math activities and games. Children will enjoy completing these Math games and Free 3rd Grade Math worksheets whilst learning at the same time.

During Third Grade, the Math work extends to place value up to 10,000. By the end of 3rd grade, most children should be able to add and subtract numbers to 100 mentally, know their multiplication tables up to 10 x 10, and make simple estimates. They are able to multiply and divide at a basic level, and can solve multiplication and division problems.

They have also developed an understanding of negative numbers, and can find fractions of shapes and locate different fractions on a number line.

These free printable Third Grade Math Games, and other free Grade 3 Math Worksheets will help your child to achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 3rd Grade is equivalent to Year 4.

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Math Word Problems for kids

3rd Grade Math Problems

Here you will find a range of problem solving worksheets.

The sheets involve using a range of math skills and knowledge to solve problems.

Each problem sheet is available in both standard and metric units (where appropriate), and come complete with an answer sheet.

Most of the sheets in this section have come from 'real life' data such as tallest trees or lighthouses. Children will be able to apply their math to solve and answer 'real' problems.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills;
  • apply their knowledge of rounding and place value;
  • solve a range of 'real life' problems.
All the free 3rd Grade Math problems in this section support Elementary Math Benchmarks for 3rd Grade.

3rd Grade Math Word Problems

Tallest Trees

Salamander Sports Day (Multiplication)

Tallest Lighthouse

Captain Salamanders Journey (Fractions)

The Cat Family

Tallest Historical Buildings

Looking for some easier word problems?

If you are looking for some easier problems, then why not try our 2nd grade math word problems.

The problems in this section are at a simpler level than those on this page.

The word problems are at a more basic level and do not involve multiplication.

Looking for some more challenging word problems?

Why not take a look at our 4th grade math word problems.

The problems in this section are more challenging and involve larger numbers and some decimal problems.

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More 3rd Grade Word Problems

Here are a range of problems solving sheets for 3rd graders. Most of the sheets contain 'real-life' problems which involve real data.

Using the sheets will help your child to:

  • apply their addition, subtraction, and multiplication skills;
  • develop their knowledge of fractions;
  • apply their knowledge of rounding and place value;
  • solve a range of 'real life' problems.

Fraction Problems

Here you will find a range of fraction word problems to help your child apply their fraction learning.

The worksheets cover a range of fraction objectives, from adding and subtracting fractions to working out fractions of numbers. The sheets support fraction learning from 2nd grade to 5th grade.

Finding all Possibilities Problems

This is our finding all possibilities area where all the worksheets involve finding many different answers to the problem posed.

The sheets here encourage systematic working and logical thinking.

The problems are different in that, there is typically only one problem per sheet, but the problem may take quite a while to solve!

Math Logic Problems

This is our logic problems area where all the worksheets involve using reasoning and logical thinking skills.

The sheets here are designed to get children thinking logically and puzzling the problems out.

There are a range of different logic problems from 1st through 5th grade!

3rd Grade Math Puzzles

Here you will find a range of printable 3rd grade math puzzles for your child to enjoy.

The puzzles will help your child practice and apply their addition, subtraction and multiplication facts as well as developing their thinking and reasoning skills in a fun and engaging way.

Using these puzzles will help your child to:

  • learn and practice their addition facts to 100;
  • practice adding multiples of 10;
  • practice their subtraction facts to 100;
  • practice multiplication and division facts;
  • develop problem solving skills and reasoning.
 

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