# Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.

The second table shows distinct types of multiplication and division situations: equal groups of objects, arrays of objects, and compare. Students begin word problems with these situations in grade 3 and continues through grade 5. Although students initially learn and solve the situation types with whole numbers, this work progresses into word problems involving all rational numbers as well.

## Solve word problems using basic multiplication and division facts

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### Solving Multiplication and Division Word Problems - SAS

How did using multiplication help you?

What if the problem was 24 ÷ 6 = ?? What multiplication problem could you use to help you? Will that always work?

Why does multiplication help? Can you give me a different related multiplication and division problem?

Can you explain why you can solve division problems by multiplying? What about the equation 8 ÷ 2 = 4? Why do we get eight as an answer when we multiply the two and the four?

### solving multiplication and division word problems - YouTube

How did using multiplication help you?

What if the problem was 24 ÷ 6 = ?? What multiplication problem could you use to help you? Will that always work?

Why does multiplication help? Can you give me a different related multiplication and division problem?

Can you explain why you can solve division problems by multiplying? What about the equation 8 ÷ 2 = 4? Why do we get eight as an answer when we multiply the two and the four?

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