Multiplication Word Problem Worksheets
How to Approach Multiplication Word Problems - Solving multiplication sums also requires an understanding of a few basics. The fundamental thought is that we have groups of the same size. Students simply need to perceive those groups, regardless of whether they be towels, pencil colors, balls, or whatever. The multiplication exercise additionally also includes doing deduction or additions, for the students to spend much time thinking and not solving the problem immediately without perusing the issue. But how do you know without a doubt that it requires multiplication? There is a hint in the problem that helps us in determining that it is a multiplication problem. The clue is the use of certain words such as; each, times, product, of, multiplied by, per. Consider the following example: A girl has 7 popsicles, and she has 5 times as many lollipops. How many more lollipops than popsicles does she have? Now try approaching this problem by estimating. Estimating allows you to get an approximate answer before actually solving it. It validates either or not your actual answer makes sense. If you get the estimated close to the actual answer, then you have solved it correctly.
The teacher noticed Lily had gotten out of her chair. She said, "Lily, why are you doing your multiplication problems on the floor?" Lily replied "Well, you told me to do them without tables."