# How To Solve Multiplication Word Problems

Word problems often trip up even the best math students.Many get stumped trying to figure out what they are looking to solve.Combining the second type of pasta with each of the 11 sauces, we could get 11 more dishes.That is, for each of the 9 types of pasta, we will get 11 different sauce combinations. Has it helped you to better understand multiplication word problems?To solve this word problem, we ought to think: if there are 12 eggs in each carton and Anna has 5 cartons, in order to know how many eggs there are in total, we will add 12 12 12 12 12, or, what ends up being the same: we will multiply 5 x 12: Justin is a bus driver.

To make each potion, she used 3 boxes of magic herbs that were 5 pounds each.

In order to solve the word problem, we ought to think: we could combine each type of pasta with 11 available types of sauce.

Therefore, with just the first type of pasta, we can get 11 different dishes.

This is an example of a multiplication word problem.

There are a few words that you can look for in a word problem that will help you determine if multiplication is needed: Sadie will spend .50 on 5 Frisbees. Do you see a clue in the problem that indicates multiplication? We can use the distributive property to solve this problem. Maddie will earn .50 after working a 6-hour shift. This problem involves multiplication of a 4-digit number by a 3-digit number. The farm produces 133,920 gallons of milk in 108 months.

In the process of research you will even likely discover new information about it which will excite you.

If you would want to do it, you should start by doing extensive reading about the subject of the task.

The topics in this lesson will help your students narrow down their thinking and write focused essays.

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