Word problems that ask you to multiply often have words like 'rows', 'bags'
or lots' in them. The problem normally tells you how many are in each
There are 3 rows of boxes with 5 boxes in each row. How many boxes
3 × 5 = 15
I have 2 bags of books, with 4 books in each bag. How many books are
there in total?
2 × 4 = 8