Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable

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What is the inverse operation to multiplication?

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1.

Write an algebraic expression for this problem.

Sarah has a total of 120 toys. There are 20 kids in her class. If she gives each kid the same number of toys, how many toys did she give each kid?

2.

Solve.

Sarah has a total of 120 toys. There are 20 kids in her class. If she gives each kid the same number of toys, how many toys did she give each kid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These practice assessments will ask you questions about topics like multiplication's inverse operation, algebraic expressions, and word problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Primarily, you will be tested on:

  • The name of the inverse operation to multiplication
  • How to write algebraic expressions for word problems
  • Solving word problems
  • Operations necessary to isolate variables

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of variable isolation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about steps to and algebraic expressions for solving word problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the opposite of multiplication

Additional Learning

When you'd like to learn even more information about multiplication word problems, watch our accompanying video by the title of Writing & Solving Multiplication Word Problems with One Variable. This tutorial will cover:

  • What, exactly, multiplication word problems are
  • Tips for writing algebraic expressions
  • Solving algebraic expressions
  • Examples of multiplication word problems
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