Solving Word Problems With Multiplication: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following words indicates the use of multiplication in a word problem?

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A cookie recipe requires 4 cups of flour. If Katie only wants to make ¼ of the recipe, how many cups of flour will she need?

Which word in the problem indicates multiplication?


Bobby rides his bike at a rate of 6 miles per hour. How many miles can he ride in 48 hours?

Use the distributive property to solve.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do you solve word problems with multiplication? You can practice solving different problems when you go through this easy-to-use quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much you know about:

  • Using the distributive property to solve a word problem
  • Finding the product of 1265 and 14
  • A word that indicates that you should use multiplication in a word problem

Skills Practiced

If you use the quiz and worksheet, you can practice the following skills:

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important details from the lesson on solving word problems with multiplication
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about words that indicate multiplication
  • Learning practice - use what you know about estimating costs to solve a practice problem

Additional Learning

Solving Word Problems With Multiplication: Lesson for Kids is a lesson you can use to keep studying this math topic. Some things the lesson covers include:

  • Examples of multiplication word problems
  • The purpose of the distributive property
  • More words to look for that mean you should use multiplication