About & Pics

Description

Part of the Math Practice Tools CFS Bundle

Practice math word problems with addition and subtraction. Select problem types to focus on Result Unknown, Change Unknown, and Start Unknown. All answers are 20 or less on the iPad and 10 or less on the iPod. Select the range of sums/minuends for the problem sets.

On the iPad version:
• Set the range of sums/minuends from 1-5, 1-10, 1-20, 10-15, 15-20, 10-20.
• Select to use only addends and subtrahend/difference to 10 or include up to 20.
• Select whether or not to include zero as addend and subtrahend/difference.

On the iPod version:
• Set the range of sums/minuends from 1-5 and 1-10

Use manipulatives (and a "white board" on the iPad version) to help solve each problem. Includes an option to have the problem read aloud. Designed as part of the NumberSense program at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

Word Problems screenshot 1Word Problems screenshot 2Word Problems screenshot 3Word Problems screenshot 4Word Problems screenshot 5

Version History

Launched Feb 08, 2011 (over 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 year, on average.

Oct 30
2018
(Current)
Version 1.6.1

• Updated to support iOS12 - thank you for your patience.
• Added tools to the marker board.
• Removed the computer voice reading the problems.
• As time allows, I'd enjoy hearing how you're using this app in the classroom and at home.

Jun 14
2017
Version 1.6.0

Changes in iPhone/iPod and iPad devices:
• Addressed compatibility issues for future iOS updates
• Updated voice - will use Samantha (Enhanced) US if on your device.
• Settings will now be maintained when exiting Word Problems and changing to another app. However, quitting the app will still reset all options to the default settings.
• Fixed several minor annoyances. Please let me know if you find others.

Changes that apply only to the iPad version:
• Added an option to adjust the speed of the speaking.
• Added an option to enter the number sentence using the keyboard.
• Added on option to view on the Option Screen the sequence of “addends” for the 16 subsequent problems.

Sep 18
2014
Version 1.5.0

Changes to iPad version:
• Set the range of sums/minuends from 1-5, 1-10, 1-20, 10-15, 15-20, 10-20.
• Select to use only addends and subtrahend/difference to 10 or include up to 20.
• Select whether or not to include zero as addend and subtrahend/difference.

Changes to iPod version:
• Set the range of sums/minuends from 1-5 and 1-10
• Now uses 4 inch screen

The problem type selection options have not changed. May still select addition and subtraction problems with start unknown, change unknown, and result unknown.

Dec 13
2012
Version 1.3.4

Word Problems 1.3.4

• Now compatible with the newest, 4th Generation iPad. Works on all previous generations of the iPad and the new iPad mini.
• Should also now work on the iPhone 5... However, I don’t have one to test it on. It does work on the newest iPod.
• iPad Version... Fixed a problem that prevented the size adjustment of the scratch board from working.

Jul 23
2012
Version 1.3.0

Added an option to read the word problem aloud.
Added a "white board" to write on in the iPad version only.

Feb 20
2012
Version 1.2.0

Now a Plus App

Nov 10
2011
Version 1.0.1

• Fixed a problem under iOS 5 where large portions of the screen would turn black.
• No longer works on iOS 3.x

Feb 08
2011
Version 1.0.0

Previous 3 versions
 

This app has no ratings in the last 30 days.

12

Total Ratings

5
3
4
3
3
2
2
2
1
2