# Multiplication Equation as a Comparison

These lessons, with videos, examples and solutions, help Grade 4 students learn how to interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison.

Common Core Standards: 4.NBT.1, 4.NBT.2, 4.OA.1

### New York State Common Core Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 1

NYS Math Module 1 Grade 4 Lesson 1
1 ten = 10 × 1 one (Read, as “1 ten is 10 times as much as 1 one.”)
1 hundred = 10 × 1 ten (Say, “1 hundred is 10 times as much as 1 ten.”)
1 thousand = 10 × 1 hundred (Say, “1 thousand is 10 times as much as 1 hundred.”)

NYS Common Core Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 1, Practice Problem
Label the place value charts. Fill in the blanks to make the following statements true. Draw disks in the place value chart to show how you got your answer.

10 × 2 tens =_________ tens = _________

NYS Common Core Math Grade 4, Module 1, Lesson 1, Homework

1. Label the place value charts. Fill in the blanks to make the following statements true. Draw disks in the place value chart to show how you got your answer.
a. 10 × 4 ones = ________ ones = _
b. 10 × 2 tens =
tens = _________
c. 5 hundreds × 10 = _________ hundreds = _________

2. Complete the following statements using your knowledge of place value:
a. 10 times as many as 1 hundred is ______ hundreds or ________ thousand.
b. 10 times as many as _________ hundreds is 60 hundreds or ________ thousands.
c. _____________________________ as 8 hundreds is 8 thousands.
d. _________ hundreds is the same as 4 thousands.
Use pictures, numbers, and words to explain how you got your answer for Part (d).

3. Katrina has 60 GB of storage on her tablet. Katrina’s father has 10 times as much storage on his computer. How much storage does Katrina’s father have? Use numbers and words to explain how you got your answer.

4. Katrina saved \$200 to purchase her tablet. Her father spent 10 times as much money to buy his new computer. How much did her father’s computer cost? Use numbers and words to explain how you got your answer.

5. Fill in the blanks to make the statements true.
a. 4 times as much as 3 is _______.
b. 10 times as much as 9 is _______.
c. 700 is 10 times as much as _______.
d. 8,000 is ________________________________ as 800.

6. Tomas’s grandfather is 100 years old. Tomas’s grandfather is 10 times as old. How old is Tomas?

Word Problem

Example:
Katrina saved \$200 to purchase her tablet. Her father spent 10 times as much money to buy his new computer. How much did her father’s computer cost? Use numbers and words to explain how you got your answer.

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