# Free third grade word problems

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Contents:

Problems on the Difference and Multiple Comparison

Problems on Reduction to Unity

Simple Problems on Finding Price, Quantity, and Cost

Compound Problems on Finding Price, Quantity, and Cost

Problems on Finding the Number by the Fraction and 77 times the Fraction by the Number

Problems on Finding Perimeter and Area

### Problems on the Difference and Multiple Comparison

431.    Oleg had \$100, and Rita had \$20. How many times did Oleg have more money than Rita?

432.    Fyodor had 84 rubles, and Lydia had 28 rubles. How many times less money did Lydia have than Fyodor?

433.    Masha had 90 euros, and Borya had 30 euros. How much more money did Masha have than Borya?

434.    Katie had 56 pounds, and Dima had 8 pounds. How much less money did Dima have than Katie?

435.    A shirt costs 8 euros, and a sweater is 48 euros more. How many times is the sweater more expensive than the shirt?

436.    A newspaper costs 12 rubles, and a magazine is 36 rubles more. How many times is the newspaper cheaper than the magazine?

437.    A train ticket costs 54 euros, and a bus ticket is 48 euros less. How many times is the train ticket more expensive than the bus ticket?

438.    A saucepan costs 300 rubles, and a plate is 250 rubles less. How many times is the plate cheaper than the saucepan?

439.    Nadya bought 4 T-shirts for 8 euros each and 7 pairs of socks for 3 euros each. How much more did Nadya pay for T-shirts than for socks?

440.    Olya bought 6 T-shirts for \$5 each and 8 shirts for \$12 each. How much less did Olya pay for T-shirts than for shirts?

441.    Nina bought 3 newspapers for 10 rubles each and 4 magazines for 30 rubles each. How many times more did Nina pay for magazines than for newspapers?

442.    Inna bought 5 magnets for 20 rubles each and 8 sets of postcards for 50 rubles each. How many times less did Inna pay for magnets than for sets of postcards?

443.    Lena has 28 hryvnias, Mark has 3 times more hryvnias than Lena, and Denis has 77 hryvnias less than Mark. How many times more hryvnias does Lena have than Denis?

444.    A magazine costs 36 rubles, a book is 4 times more expensive than the magazine, and a newspaper is 132 rubles cheaper than the book. How many times is the newspaper cheaper than the magazine?

445.    Pants cost \$96, gloves are \$88 cheaper than pants, and a shirt is 3 times more expensive than gloves. How many times are the pants more expensive than the shirt?

### Problems on Standardization

446.    6 textbooks cost 42 euros. How much do 9 textbooks cost?

447.    8 kg of apples cost 32 hryvnias. How much do 5 kg of apples cost?

448.    3 tubes of toothpaste cost 63 rubles. How much do 4 tubes of toothpaste cost?

449.    12 screwdrivers cost 240 rubles. How much do 7 screwdrivers cost?

450.    5 albums cost 15 euros. How many albums cost 36 euros?

451.    8 cupcakes cost 64 rubles. How many cupcakes cost 48 rubles?

452.    9 bagels cost 270 rubles. How much do 4 bagels cost?

453.    7 packs of cookies cost 210 rubles. How much do 4 packs of cookies cost?

454.    3 kg of carrots cost 90 rubles. How much do 8 kg of carrots cost?

455.    6 postcards cost 96 rubles. How many postcards cost 64 rubles?

456.    4 T-shirts cost 32 hryvnias. How many T-shirts cost 104 hryvnias?

457.    5 pastries cost 85 rubles. How much do 9 pastries cost?

458.    11 shirts cost 88 euros. How much do 7 shirts cost?

459.    15 magazines cost 60 dollars. How many magazines cost 36 dollars?

460.    12 sweaters cost 108 pounds. How much do 19 sweaters cost?

### Simple Problems on Finding Price, Quantity, Cost

(When solving problems, be sure to use the formulas:

Price = Cost : Quantity, Quantity = Cost : Price, Cost = Price × Quantity, Total Cost = Cost 1 + Cost 2, etc.)

461.    In Israel, 4 buns cost 20 shekels. How much does 1 bun cost?

462.    Many thousands of years ago, the cowrie shell was used as currency in China and Indonesia. One egg cost 8 cowrie shells. How many cowrie shells did you need to pay for 9 eggs?

463.    In ancient times, instead of money, goods were paid for with animals. A bowl of salt cost 2 sheep. How many bowls of salt could you get for 14 sheep?

464.    A museum ticket costs 10 pounds. How much will it cost for a family of 5 to visit the museum?

465.    Mr. Smith paid 6 pounds for 2 kg of apples. How much does 1 kg of apples cost?

466.    Frogs are very beneficial. Scientists have calculated that the annual profit to a farm from a frog is \$30. How much profit will 3 frogs living on a farm bring?

467.    An Englishman paid 18 pounds for 6 packs of tea. How much does one pack of tea cost?

468.    In the 15th century, the transport of one parcel from Moscow to Zvenigorod cost 20 kopecks. How many kopecks had to be paid for 4 parcels?

469.    In the 15th century, the transport of one parcel from Moscow to Vologda cost 2 rubles. How many parcels could a citizen send for 10 rubles?

470.    In Switzerland, there is a horse-drawn taxi. 5 people have to pay 20 euros for a ride. How much will each person pay?

471.    1 gram of rose oil costs 4 grams of gold. How many grams of rose oil can you buy for 16 grams of gold?

472.    In America, there is a hotel for dogs. Staying for one dog costs \$8 per day. How much do you have to pay for 8 days of a dog’s stay in the hotel?

473.    In England, ice cream costs 2 dollars. How many ice creams can you buy for 12 dollars?

474.    In Ukraine, a bouquet of 5 carnations costs 20 hryvnias. How much does 1 carnation cost?

475.    In Bulgaria, riding a carousel for one toddler costs 5 euros. How many toddlers can you ride for 30 euros?

### Composite Problems on Finding Price, Quantity, Cost

476.    Bought 5 kilograms of bananas for \$3 each and the same amount of mandarins for 4 euros each. How much money was spent?

477.    Bought 9 pastries for 5 hryvnias each and the same number of buns for 4 hryvnias each. How much money was spent?

478.    Bought 4 portions of salad for 2 euros each and the same number of portions of soup for 4 euros each. How much money was spent?

479.    Two boys bought 8 candies at the same price. One paid 18 rubles for the candies, and the other paid 30 rubles. How many candies did each boy buy?

480.    Two girls bought 7 hairpins at the same price. One paid 36 rubles for the hairpins, and the other paid 27 rubles. How many hairpins did each girl buy?

481.    Kolya has 45 rubles, and Vitya has 27 rubles. How many erasers can they buy if 1 eraser costs 9 rubles?

482.    Bought 7 books for 7 pounds each and 9 discs for 3 pounds each. How much money was spent?

483.    Bought 6 portions of ice cream for 3 hryvnias each and 8 cakes for 8 hryvnias each. How much money was spent?

484.    Misha has 18 dollars, and Sasha has 15 dollars. How many juice packs can they buy if 1 pack costs 3 dollars?

485.    Katya has 56 euros, and Rita has 42 euros. How many tea packages can they buy if 1 package costs 7 euros?

486.    Grisha has 24 pounds, and Seryozha has 40 pounds. How many gift albums can they buy if 1 album costs 8 pounds?

487.    Two chefs bought 9 saucepans at the same price. One paid 36 pounds for the saucepans, and the other paid 45 pounds. How many saucepans did each chef buy?

488.    Anya and Masha bought 7 Christmas tree decorations at the same price. Anya paid 6 dollars for the decorations, and Masha paid 15 dollars. How many Christmas tree decorations did each girl buy?

489.    Lena has 15 euros, and Vera has 9 euros. How many roses can they buy if 1 rose costs 3 euros?

490.    Bought 8 kg of oranges for 4 dollars each and 7 kg of peaches for 7 dollars each. How much money was spent?

### Problems on Finding a Number by Fraction and Fraction by Number

491.    Kolya had 60 dollars. He spent 1/5 of the money on lunch. How much money did Kolya spend on lunch?

492.    Petya had 96 rubles. He spent 1/6 of the money on buying a magazine. How much did the magazine cost?

493.    Anya bought a T-shirt for 6 hryvnias. This was 1/4 of all her money. How much money did Anya have originally?

494.    Vasya bought a pen for 24 rubles. This was 1/3 of all his money. How much money did Vasya have originally?

495.    Lena had 64 pounds. She gave 1/8 of all the money to Roma. How much money did Lena give to Roma?

496.    Grisha had 56 euros. He gave 1/7 of all the money to Sveta. How much money does he have left?

497.    Kostya bought an eraser for 6 rubles. This was 1/13 of all his money. How much money did Kostya have originally?

498.    Ilya bought a pie for 18 rubles. This was 1/5 of all his money. How much money does Ilya have left?

499.    Lida had 98 hryvnias. She spent 3/7 of all the money on buying a vase. How much did the vase cost?

500.    Nina bought a blouse for 54 euros. This was 6/10 of all her money. How much money did Nina have?

501.    Ira bought a pair of sneakers for 42 pounds. This was 6/7 of all her money. How much money did Ira have?

502.    Zhenya bought a screwdriver for 56 rubles. This was 7/8 of all his money. How much money did Zhenya have?

503.    Galya had 45 pounds. She spent 5/9 of all the money on buying a pair of gloves. How much did the pair of gloves cost?

504.    Denis bought a pair of socks for 30 rubles. This was 2/5 of all his money. How much money did Denis have?

### Problems on Finding Perimeter and Area

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nbsp; Need to edge a square lid with a side of 20 cm with tape. 1 cm of tape costs 5 rubles. How much money will be spent on the tape?

507.    A rectangular frame with sides of 5 dm and 10 dm was covered with silver wire. 1 dm of silver wire costs 3 euros. How much money was spent on the wire?

508.    Need to stretch barbed wire over a fence surrounding a square garden with a side of 10 m. 1 m of wire costs 10 rubles. How much money will be spent on the wire?

509.    Need to wrap a rectangular box with sides of 15 cm and 20 cm with wire once. 1 cm of wire costs 2 rubles. How much money will be spent on the wire?

510.    Need to wrap a square box with a side of 1 m three times with a golden chain. 1 m of golden chain costs 5 piastres. How many piastres will be spent on the chain?

511.    Decorated the cover of a 40 cm long and 20 cm wide book with gold embossing along the perimeter. Paid 120 rubles for embossing. How much did 1 cm of embossing cost?

512.    Wrapped a rectangular frame with sides of 2 dm and 3 dm with gold ribbon 5 times. Paid 100 dollars for the ribbon. How much did 1 dm of ribbon cost?

513.    Wrapped a rectangular flowerbed with sides of 2 m and 3 m with wire twice along the perimeter. Paid 60 rubles for the wire. How much does 1 m of wire cost?

514.    In a square room with a side length of 6 m, laid linoleum. 1 m2 of linoleum costs 3 euros. How much money was paid for the entire linoleum?

515.    Painted a square board with a side of 6 dm with golden paint. It cost 2 dollars to paint 1 cm2 of the board. How much money was paid for painting the entire board?

516.    Covered the lid of a box with sides of 4 dm and 3 dm with squares of precious wood measuring 1 dm2 each. Each square cost 6 pounds. How much was paid for all the squares?

517.    Laid a path of square tiles with a side of 50 cm three times in a row, and each tile costs 10 dollars. How much money was paid for the entire path?

518.    Covered a square room with a wall length of 5 m with a carpet. Paid 72 pounds for the carpet. How much did 1 m2 of carpet cost?

519.    Wall with a width of 5 m and a height of 3 m was pasted with wallpaper. Paid 90 dollars for the wallpaper. How much did 1 m2 of wallpaper cost?

520.    A wall with a width of 4 m and a height of 2 m was covered with a lining. Paid 80 euros for the lining. How much did 1 m2 of lining cost?