### What does **word problem** mean?

# Definitions for **word problem**

word prob·lem

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### Wiktionary

word problem(Noun)

A mathematics question that states verbally what is usually written using symbols (or, for geometry, in a picture).

word problem(Noun)

A question of whether an element of a certain group (or monoid or the like) is the identity, given an obscure representation of that element.

### Freebase

Word problem

In mathematics education, the term word problem is often used to refer to any mathematical exercise where significant background information on the problem is presented as text rather than in mathematical notation. As word problems often involve a narrative of some sort, they are occasionally also referred to as story problems and may vary in the amount of language used.

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of word problem in Chaldean Numerology is:

**5**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of word problem in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**6**

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