Measurement—Racing Word Problem Worksheet

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About the "Racing-Word Problem" Worksheet

This interactive and printable worksheet titled "Racing-Word Problem" presents a word problem involving a racetrack built by a group of friends. The worksheet provides a detailed scenario where the initial track length is given, and then two friends extend the track by adding more feet to it. The objective is to calculate the total length of the completed racetrack.

This worksheet is an excellent resource for students to practice their problem-solving skills, mathematical reasoning, and word problem comprehension. It encourages students to carefully read and analyze the given information, identify the relevant details, and apply their understanding of addition to find the final answer.

What will your child learn through this worksheet?

  • Developing problem-solving abilities by interpreting and breaking down word problems
  • Enhancing mathematical reasoning and logical thinking skills
  • Practicing addition operations with larger numbers
  • Improving focus and attention to detail when working with word problems

Learning Outcomes


  • Understand and comprehend the given word problem
  • Identify the relevant information and determine the required calculations
  • Apply knowledge of addition to solve the problem


  • Demonstrate the ability to show step-by-step work
  • Accurately perform addition calculations
  • Write the final answer clearly and concisely


  • Develop a positive attitude towards problem-solving
  • Build confidence in tackling word problems
  • Cultivate perseverance and resilience when faced with challenges


  • Collaborate with peers or family members to discuss and understand the problem
  • Communicate their thought process and explain their solution
  • Develop teamwork skills by working together on similar problems


Racing-Word Problem, Racetrack, Word Problem, Addition, Problem-Solving, Mathematical Reasoning, Cognitive, Psychomotor, Affective, Interpersonal/Social

Publisher: Workybooks
Written by:Jacqueline Juliano
Illustrated by: Phoebe Rothfeld

Common core standards covered

Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as drawings of rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

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