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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