### Types of Multiplication and Division Problems

```Types of Multiplication and Division
Problems
 Equal Groups – whole unknown (multiplication)
 Mark had 4 bags of apples. There are six apples in
each bag. How many apples does Mark have all
together?
 If apples cost 7cents each, how much did Jill have
to pay for 5 apples?(rate)
 Peter walked for 3 hours at 4 miles per hour. How
far did he walk? (rate)
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Types of Multiplication and Division
Problems
 Equal Groups: Size of groups unknown(Partition
division)
 Mark has 24 apples. He wants to share them equally
among his 4 friends. How many apples will each friend
 Jill paid 35cents for five apples. What was the cost of
one apple? (rate)
 Peter walked 12 miles in 3 hours. How many miles per
hour (how fast) did he walk?(rate)
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Types of Multiplication and Division
Problems
 Equal Groups: Number of Groups Unknown(Measurement Division)
 Mark has 24 apples. He put them into bags
containing 6 apples each. How many bags did
Mark use?
 Jill bought apples at 7 cents apiece. The total cost
of her apples was 35 cents. How many apples did
 Peter walked 12 miles in 3 hours. How many miles
per hour did he walk?
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Multiplicative Comparison
Problems
 Comparison Product Unknown(Multiplication)
 Jill picked 6 apples. Mark picked 4 times as many
apples as Jill. How many apples did Mark pick?
 This month Mark saved 5 times as much money as last
month. Last month he saved \$7.00. How much money
did Mark save this month?
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Multiplicative Comparison
Problems
 Comparison: multiplier unknown(measurement division)
 Marked picked 24 apples and Jill picked only 6. How
many times as many apples did Mark pick as Jill did?
 This month Mark saved \$35. Last month he saved \$7.
How many times as much money did he save this
month as last?
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Remainders in Division
 You have 30 pieces of candy to share fairly with 7
children. How many pieces of candy will each child
 Answer: 4 pieces of candy and 2 left over
 Each jar holds 8 ounces of liquid. If there are 46
ounces in the pitcher, how man jars will that be?
 Answer: 5 and 6/8 jars
Remainders in Division
 The rope is 25 feet long. How many 7 foot jump ropes
 The ferry can hold 8 cars. How many trips will it have
to make to carry 25 cars across the river?
Remainders in Division
 Six children are planning to share a bag of 50 pieces of
bubble gum. About how many pieces will each child
get?
 Answer: 8 pieces for each child
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