# Two-step Word Problems, Multiplicative Comparison

Videos to help Grade 4 students learn how to solve two-step word problems, including multiplicative comparison.

Common Core Standards: 4.OA.1, 4.OA.2, 4.OA.3, 4.NBT.5

New York State Common Core Math Module 3, Grade 4, Lesson 12
NYS Math Module 3 Grade 4 Lesson 12 Concept Development
Problem 1:
The table shows the cost of party favors. Each party guest receives a bag with 1 balloon, 1 lollipop, and 1 bracelet. What is the total cost for 9 guests?
Problem 3:
Jayden has 347 marbles. Elvis has 4 times as many as Jayden. Presley has 799 fewer than Elvis. How many marbles does Presley have?

Problem 4:
a. Write an equation that would allow someone to find the value of R.
b. Write your own word problem to correspond to this tape diagram, and solve.

NYS Math Module 3 Grade 4 Lesson 12 Homework
Use the RDW process to solve the following problems.
1. The table shows the number of stickers of various types in Chrissy’s new sticker book. Chrissy’s six friends also own the same sticker book. How many stickers do Chrissy and her six friends have altogether?
3. Jared sold 194 Boy Scout chocolate bars. Matthew sold three times as many as Jared. Gary sold 297 fewer than Matthew. How many bars did Gary sell?
4. a. Label the rest of the diagram below. Solve for M.

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