Video Story Problem – What’s Wrong With This Word Problem?

My son had a math worksheet last week that included a hilarious word problem about a horse. Alright, I’ll qualify hilarious with the fact that my wife is a “horse person” and after reading the word problem at the dinner table, it was determined that the cowboy and horse in the problem possess some super-human qualities. And yes, we read a math word problem together at the dinner table…we’re nerds, we’re okay with that.

I’m curious how many other people can see the problem with the word problem, so I made a short video story problem about it:

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