2nd Grade Math Word Problems Worksheets

Math word problem worksheets for grade 2

These word problem worksheets place 2nd grade math concepts in a context that grade 2 students can relate to.  We provide math word problems for addition, subtraction, multiplication, time, money and fractions.  

We encourage students to read and think about the problems carefully, and not just recognize an answer pattern (e.g. just adding the two numbers in the question).  We facilitate this by:

  • providing a number of mixed word problem worksheets (e.g. subtraction questions mixed in with addition questions)
  • sometimes including irrelevant data within word problems so students must understand the context before applying a solution

Answers are given following the questions.  All worksheets are printable pdf files.

Addition word problems for grade 2

Simple addition (1-2 digits)    
Slightly harder addition (1-3 digits)

Subtraction word problems for grade 2

Simple subtraction (1 and 2 digit numbers)    
Subtracting 1-3 digit numbers    

Mixed addition and subtraction word problems

Mixed addition and subtraction within 20    
Mixed addition and subtraction (two digits)    
More mixed addition and subtraction word problems    

Multiplication word problems

Multiplication within 25    

Time word problems

Time and elapsed time (1/2 hour intervals)    
Time and elapsed time (5 minute intervals)    

Money word problems


Counting money (coins and bills)


Fraction word problems

Writing and comparing fractions from a story (parts of whole, parts of group)    

Mixed word problems

Mix of all above types of grade 2 word problems     
Mix of just addition / subtraction / multiplication word problems

Grade 2 Word Problems Worksheet




Sample Grade 2
Word Problem Worksheet


Answers provided on
2nd page


Multiple versions of
each worksheet


All worksheets
are pdf documents








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