Two Step Problems Worksheets
How to Solve Twostep Operation Problems  Not all mathematical problems have a single operation with them. At an early age, children are given simpler problems with only one mathematical operation to perform. These simple problems are necessary for developing the foundation for solving complex problems. Once children have a firm grip on solving a singleoperation problem, they progress to solving multiple operations. The very next step to the singleoperation problem is the twostep operation problem. These problems involve two operations and are solved following the rules of PEMDAS. According to this rule, we first solve for the parentheses followed by exponents. Next, we solve for multiplication and division in left to right order. Lastly, we solve for the addition and subtraction in left to right order. Example Problems: James had 12 chocolates; he then gives one to his friend John. One of his friends gave three of his chocolates to James. How many chocolates James have in total? The number of chocolates James has is equal to 12. He gives one to John. 12 1 = 11, James receives three more chocolates from another friend. 11 + 3 = 14. The total number of chocolates James has is equal to 14.

Basic Lesson
Demonstrates the rule set to follow when performing arithmetic operations. Practice problems are provided. A set of rules for arithmetic operations are devised to perform calculations involving more than one arithmetic operation. Rule 1: First perform any calculations inside parentheses. Rule 2: Next perform all multiplications and divisions, working from left to right. Rule 3: Lastly, perform all additions and subtractions, working from left to right.
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Intermediate Lesson
Explains how to attack the variables in a twostep order of operations problem. Practice problems are provided.
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Independent Practice 1
Contains 20 twostep problems. The answers can be found below.
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Homework Worksheet
12 twostep problems for students to work on at home. Example problems are provided and explained.
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Birthdays Rock!
Start with the number of your birth month. Multiply by 4. Add 13. Multiply by 100. Divide by 4. Subtract 200. Add the day of the month you were born. Multiply by 2. Subtract 40. Multiply by 50. Add to it the last 2 digits of the year you were born. Subtract 10,500.