Worksheet: Multistep Word Problems

In this worksheet, we will practice solving multistep word problems using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and/or dividing.

Q1:

A girl walks 5 kilometers in 60 minutes at a constant speed. If she continues walking at this speed, how many kilometers will she walk in 120 minutes?

Q2:

A small town has 640 residents. If 7 8 of the residents live in houses, and of those residents, only 5 7 own pets, determine how many of the town’s residents are pet owners.

Q3:

There are 110 boys and 70 girls in a certain school grade. If three fifths of the boys and 5 7 of the girls participated in a charity event, how many more boys than girls participated in the event?

Q4:

On a day, a restaurant offered a free drink for 2 out of every 5 customers. If the restaurant received 90 customers that day, how many drinks were given for free?

Q5:

If the total amount of cheese a trader has is 48 kg, and he sold 5.62 kg in the first day and 17.825 kg in the day after, find how many kilograms he has left rounded to the nearest hundredth.

Q6:

In a school, there are 812 students in the first two years and twice this number in the other years. How many students are in the school?

  • A 2 445 students
  • B 2 463 students
  • C 2 454 students
  • D 2 436 students

Q7:

Hannah uses a roll of border fencing that is 2 5 1 4 feet long to surround a rectangular flower bed in her garden. If the width of the flower bed is 1 5 8 feet, what is its length?

  • A 2 6 7 8 feet
  • B 2 3 5 8 feet
  • C 1 2 5 8 feet
  • D 11 feet
  • E 22 feet

Q8:

Last week, Fady and Mona exercised by running, cycling, and swimming. The table shows the fraction of the total exercise time that they spent on each activity. Find the missing fraction for each person.

Exercise Fady Mona
Running ? 4 7
Cycling 1 2 ?
Swimming 1 5 1 7
  • AFady: 1 2 , Mona: 3 7
  • BFady: 3 7 , Mona: 1 2
  • CFady: 4 5 , Mona: 6 7
  • DFady: 3 1 0 , Mona: 2 7
  • EFady: 4 1 1 , Mona: 3 8

Q9:

Victoria is going to put a fence around her rectangular yard which measures 1 5 1 9 yards by 1 1 5 9 yards. If she buys 120 yards of fencing, how many yards of fencing will be left?

  • A 9 3 1 3 yd
  • B 1 7 3 1 3 yd
  • C 40 yd
  • D 6 6 2 3 yd
  • E 1 4 6 2 3 yd

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