Lesson Worksheet: Word Problems: The Four Operations Mathematics • 4th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice solving multistep problems that include multiplying two two-digit numbers.


James wants to estimate the height of an office building with 58 floors.

Which of the following is the best estimate for the height of a ceiling in an office?

  • A4 ft
  • B8 ft
  • C6 ft
  • D15 ft
  • E20 ft

Given there is a gap of about 2 ft between each floor in the building, estimate the total height of the building.

  • A986 ft
  • B580 ft
  • C1,276 ft
  • D348 ft
  • E464 ft


A primary school has 64 classes with 58 students in each class. Calculate the total number of students. Round your answer to the nearest hundred.


Jennifer is on holiday and wants to send postcards to her 12 friends. Postcards cost 15 cents each and she has 170 cents.

Does she have enough money to buy one for each of her friends?

  • Ayes
  • Bno

How many postcards can she buy?


Olivia and her friends are collecting money to buy food for a dish party. If 12 of Olivia’s friends pay 25 LE each and Olivia pays 22 LE, how much do Olivia and her friends have in total?


Ethan wants to buy a new cell phone that costs 987 LE. He saves 12 LE from his daily allowance for 35 days and his mother gives him 250 LE.

How much more money does he need to buy the cell phone?


A housewife has 800 LE. She buys 6 toys and 16 shirts for a local orphanage. The price of one toy is 7 LE and the price of one shirt is 18 LE. Find the amount of money the housewife has leftover.


Olivia went to the supermarket. She bought 12 items, each costing 21 LE, and some vegetables that cost 120 LE. If she had 500 LE, how much money does she have left after shopping?


Matthew ran 2 km every day for a month and ran 3 km every day the following month. How many kilometers did he run in the two months?

Hint: Assume that every month has 30 days.

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