Patterns

Fact Families

Multiplication

Word Problems

100

Which equation has an "even factor x even factor = even product" pattern?

3 x 4 = 12

4 x 2 = 8

4 x 2 = 8

100

If 7 x 3 = 21, what are the equations that would complete the fact family for 3, 7, and 21?

I can use the commutative property of multiplication to write the equation 3 x 7 = 21. Then I write our two division equations created by moving the multiplication problem. 21 ÷ 7 = 3 and 21 ÷ 3 = 7

100

Solve 7 x 6 = ________

42

100

A box holds 4 jars. If there are 5 boxes, how many jars are there in total?

4 x 5 = 20 jars

200

Which equation has an "odd factor x odd factor = odd product" pattern?

3 x 7 = 21

7 x 2 = 14

3 x 7 = 21

200

What are the two division equations to complete the fact family for 4 x 3 = 12 and 3 x 4 = 12?

12 ÷ 4 = 3 and 12 ÷ 3 = 4

200

Select the equation that is true.

5 x 7 = 40

7 x 7 = 49

7 x 7 = 49

200

A jewelry box holds 3 bracelets. If there are 6 jewelry boxes, how many bracelets are there in total?

3 x 6 = 18

18 bracelets

300

Which equation has an "odd factor x even factor = even product" pattern?

5 x 7 = 35

3 x 6 = 18

3 x 6 = 18

300

What are the two division equations to complete the fact family for 9 x 2 = 18 and 2 x 9 = 18?

18 ÷ 2 = 9 and 18 ÷ 9 = 2

300

What would the multiplication equation be if there are 3 groups of 5 objects?

3 x 5 = 15

300

Kimberly picked up 72 paperclips and shared them equally among 9 boxes. How many paperclips are there in each box?

72/9 = 8

8 paperclips per box

400

The numbers below follow a pattern.

1, 3, 9, ___

Which number should be next in the pattern? Explain how you solved it.

27 should be next in the pattern. I figured out that each number is begin multiplied by 3. Then, I multiplied 9 x 3 = 27.

400

What are the two division equations to complete the fact family for 4 x 6 = 24 and 6 x 4 = 24?

24 ÷ 6 = 4 and 24 ÷ 4 = 6

400

Describe a multiplication strategy you can use to solve the equation 9 x 6 = ___.

I can use a multiplication table to solve 9 x 6 = 54.

Any strategy explanation is good.

400

Laura has 70 coloring books. She decides to keep 7 for herself and share the rest evenly among 9 friends. How many coloring books will each friend receive?

70 - 7 = 63

63/9 = 7

7 coloring books

500

Would the product of the equation 5 x 8 = ___ be an even or odd number? Explain how you found your answer.

It is an even number because any multiplication problem that has an even factor will have a product that is even.

500

Explain how you can use multiplication to solve the equation 32 ÷ 8 = ___.

I can rewrite this as 8 x ___ = 32.

Sample explanation - We can skip count by 8 to find how many hops it takes to get to 32. I took 4 hops and landed on 32 so 32 ÷ 8 = 4.

Any strategy explanation is good.

500

What number multiplied by 3 equals 24?

n x 3 = 24

n = 8

500

A garden store has 6 pots of tulips in 5 rows. Which equation could be used to find how many pots of tulips there are in total?

6 x 5 =

6/5 =

6 x 5 =

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