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Friday, November 11, 2011
Math: Multiplication Word Problems
I mentioned this before, but these multiplication word problems are worth another mention. We've been doing three each day at the beginning of math time for LD (age 8).
1. If 1 dress can be made
from 6 yards of calico, how many yards will it take to
make 2 dresses?
Solution. — For 2 dresses it
will take 2 times 6 yards, which are 12yards.
2. Mary has 3 hens, and each
hen has 6 chickens: how many chickens are there in
3. If there are 6 panes of
glass in one window, how many panes are there in 4
4. If 1 orange is worth 5
peaches, how many peaches are 6 oranges worth?
5. John bought 6 quarts of
plums, at 6 cents a quart: how much did they cost?
6. If 1 quart of
strawberries cost 7 cents, how much will 6 quarts cost?
7. If a man eat 6 ounces of
bread in 1 day, how many ounces will he eat in 8
8. What will bo the cost of
6 lead-pencils, at 9 cents each?
9. I bought 6 dozen eggs, at
10 cents a dozen: how much did they cost?