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Word Problems: Extra Facts Multiplication and Division Word Problems

This is a collection of worksheets with mixed multiplication and division word problems and extra unused facts in the problem. The quotients in these division problems do not include remainders.

The worksheets in this section combine extra facts with multiplication word problems and division word problems on the same worksheet, so students not only need to solve the problem but they need to figure out which of the two operations is required first.

Students will need to figure out which facts are necessary to solve the question being asked, and know when they can discard a specific fact given in the problem description. This prevents students from simply determining what operation is needed to solve a problem given based on a keyword showing up because some of the information isn't important to finding the correct answer.

Additionally, the problems on these worksheets include extraneous information. Students will need to figure out which facts are necessary to solve the question being asked, and know when they can discard a specific fact given in the problem description. This prevents students from simply determining what operation is needed to solve a problem given based on a keyword showing up because some of the information isn't important to finding the correct answer.