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.

  • Basic Lesson

    Demonstrates how to break a sentence into a math problem. Helps students think critically. Example: A basket has 218 apples in it. How many apples will there be in 6 such baskets?

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  • Intermediate Lesson

    Word problems in this set use many different types of units. Also provides 2 practice problems. Example: There are 11 flowers in a bunch. Each flower has 6 petals. How many petals are there in the bunch?

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  • Independent Practice 1

    20 quick and straight forward multiplication word problems. The answers can be found below. Example: A school picnic costs $10 for each child. If there are 12 children in the class, how many dollars will the teacher collect?

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  • Independent Practice 2

    20 more slightly more advanced multiplication word problems for you. Example: A town has 7 post offices. Each post office has 3 workers. How many workers do the post offices have in total?

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  • Homework Worksheet

    Has 12 math multiplication word problems. An example problem is worked out as well. There are 11 flowers in a bunch. Each flower has 6 petals. How many petals are there in the bunch?

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  • Skill Quiz

    10 multiplication word problems. A math scoring matrix is included.

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  • Homework and Quiz Answer Key

    Answers for the homework and quiz. Jimmy made 9 heaps of marbles to play. Each heap has 3 marbles. How many marbles are there for kids to play?

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  • Answer Key

    Answers for the lesson and practice sheets.

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Those Tables...

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."