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100

There are 4 bunches of bananas. Each bunch has 5 bananas. How many bananas are there in all?

20

100

6 x 6 = 

36

100

81 divided by 9 = 

9
100

Evan bought packages of 24 cups and put 3 pieces of candy in each cup. How many packages did he buy?

Is this Multiplication or Division?

Division

100

4 x 9 = 

36

200

80 lemons are placed in groups of 10. How many groups of lemons are there?

8 groups

200

8 x 4 = 

32

200

49 divided by 7 = 

7
200

Jessie and Megan sold 34 cups for $2.00 a cup. How much money did they make? 

Is this Multiplication or Division?

Multiplication

200

6 x 9 =

54

300

If 72 children are organized into a group of 9, how many groups of children would there be? 

8

300

6 x 8 = 

48

300

81 divided by 9 = 

9
300

Jessie worked for 24 days and worked a total of 144 hours. How many hours did she work each day?

Is this Multiplication or Division?

Division

300

8 x 7 = 

56

400

I have 2 yards of ribbon, how many feet do I have?

(hint: how many feet are in a yard)

6 feet of ribbon

400

9 x 8 = 

72

400

63 divided by 7 = 

9
400

There were 140 baked goods for a bake sale. There were 70 customers who all bought the same amount of baked goods. How many baked goods did each customer buy? 

Is this Multiplication or Division?

Division

400

3 x 12 = 

36

500

George pays $6.00 a week on his phone, Bill pays 4 times that. How much does Bill pay for his phone a week?

$24.00

500

12 x 8 = 

96

500

60 divided by 5 = 

12

500

Mrs. Patience baked 24 cupcakes and each cupcake was 50 calories. How many calories are in the whole batch?

Is this Multiplication or Division?

Multiplication

500

11 x 8 = 

88
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