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Multiplication Word Problems

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Here are some examples of multiplication word problems. The videos will illustrate how to use the block diagrams (Singapore Math) method to solve word problems. Go to Math Word Problems for more examples.

How to solve multiplication word problems that involves comparing amounts using bar models?
Example: Rowan and Emma each had an equal number of popsicles. After Rowan ate 25 popsicles and Emma ate 31 popsicles, Rowan had twice as many as Emma. How many popsicles did they each have at first?
Bar Models: Solving Word Problems (Singapore Math 5A)
Example: In a basketball game, Marc, Jackson, and Cole scored 106 points altogether. Marc scored 15 more points than Jackson. Jackson scored 7 fewer than Cole. How many points did Cole score?

Example: Peter bought 32 chocolate bars at 4 for $3. He ate two of them and sold the rest at 3 for $4. How much money did he earn?

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the Mathway widget, a free math problem solver that answers your questions with step-by-step explanations.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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