The following are some examples of 3rd Grade Word Problems for multiplication and division. These problems are solved with the help of block diagrams or bar models (Singapore Math).
Judy has 32 books. Her sister has 3 times as many books as she. How many books do they have altogether?
Step 1: Find the number of storybooks Judy’s sister has.
32 × 3 = 96
Judy’s sister has 96 books.
Step 2: Find the total number of books they have.
32 + 96 = 128
They have 128 books altogether.
Alice bought 5 boxes of apples. Each box contained 48 apples. She then put the apples equally into 8 bags. How many apples did she put in each bag?
Step 1: Find the total number of apples Alice bought.
48 × 5 = 240
Alice bought 240 apples altogether.
Step 2: Find the number of apples she put in each bag.
240 ÷ 8 = 30
She put 30 apples in each bag.
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