Solve problems using multiplication facts

Introduced in the Year 4 curriculum as: "Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12"

Use your multiplication facts from the 2, 5 and 10 times tables to solve these problems.

Example 1:

How many bees are there altogether?

There are 5 bees in each hive and there are 3 hives.

Answer: 5 × 3 = 15. There are 15 bees in total in all the hives.

Example 2:

How many hearts are there here?

There are 4 hearts down and 5 hearts across.

Answer: 4 x 5 = 20 hearts

Example 3:

How many sweets altogether?

We can use multiplication here.

Answer: 6 sweets x 2 sweets = 12 sweets

Example 4:

How many dots are there?

Answer: 8 dots x 5 dots is 40 dots altogether.

Example 5:

How many orange dots are there here?

Answer: 8 dots x 5 dots is 40 dots altogether.


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