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Key Words and Phrases that help student to decide whether to add, subtract, multiply, or divide a word problem.

Sum

Add

Plus

Add

And

Add

Increase

Add

In All

Add

Total

Add

All together

Add

Combined

Add

Difference

Subtract

Fewer

Subtract

Left

Subtract

Lost

Subtract

Remain

Subtract

Fell

Subtract

Dropped

Subtract

Minus

Subtract

Less Than

Subtract

More Than

Subtract

Decrease

Subtract

How many more?

Subtract

How many less?

Subtract

How much more?

Subtract

How much less?

Subtract

How many fewer?

Subtract

How many greater?

Subtract

How much fewer?

subtract

How much greater?

Subtract

How much heavier?

Subtract

How much lighter?

Subtract

How much older?

subtract

How much younger?

subtract

How much taller?

subtract

How much shorter?

subtract

How much longer?

subtract

How much change?

subtract

How much farther?

subtract

Product

multiply

times

multiply

Multiplied by

Multiply

of

Multiply

Quotient

divide

each

divide

divide evenly

Divide

cut

divide

split

divide

Per

divide

half

divide by 2

How many groups?

Divide

Share equally

divide

Equal Pieces

divide

Put in equal groups

divide