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# Mixed Operations Word Problems ## How to identify operations in word problems

Given below here are remarkable ways of solving mixed operations word problem grade 5. As a matter of fact, your 5th graders will be provided with super exciting strategies on how to instantly identify operations in word problems easily.

Given that identifying operations is one of the key components of quick solving mixed operations, we will learn basic math operations and their possible key words and phrases helpful to immediately tell which operation it is.

When this is done, it will be easy for your kids to recognize key words in mixed math word problems helpful to indicate a particular mathematical operation.

### Basic math operations and their key words.

Apart from carefully reading a given word problem to understand, you equally need to sort out key words or phrases that will indicate a particular operation. Thus, below a table of some basic math operations and their key words.

 Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division sum less than times split plus more than total each and decrease of cut total reduce per equal pieces increase difference as much average more remain twice every raise minus by out of both dropped area ratio combined near volume shared altogether balance product quotient

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