Simple Multiplication and Division Worksheets

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1.

An investor purchased shares of stock at a certain price. If the price of each share increases by $4.25 and the total value is $212.50, how many shares were purchased?

a. | 100 | ||

b. | 60 | ||

c. | 425 | ||

d. | 50 |

The price of each share is increased by $4.25.

The total price of stock is increased by $212.50.

Number of shares × increase in price of each share = Increase in total price of the stock.

[Substitute the values.]

[Divide each side by 4.25 and simplify.]

So, the investor purchased 50 shares of stock.

Correct answer : (4)

2.

Which operation would you use to solve 3$y$ = - $\frac{2}{5}$?

a. | multiply by - 5 | ||

b. | divide by 3 | ||

c. | divide by 5 | ||

d. | multiply by 3 |

[Original Equation.]

To isolate the variable

Correct answer : (2)

3.

Solve 3$y$ = 30.

a. | 30 | ||

b. | 10 | ||

c. | 10 | ||

d. | 20 |

[Original equation.]

[Divide each side by 3.]

[Simplify.]

Correct answer : (3)

4.

Solve 2$a$ = - 12.

a. | - 6 | ||

b. | - 5 | ||

c. | - 8 | ||

d. | - 7 |

[Original equation.]

[Divide each side by 2.]

[Simplify.]

Correct answer : (1)

5.

Solve $\frac{m}{-5}$ = - 5.

a. | 25 | ||

b. | 31 | ||

c. | 27 | ||

d. | 29 |

[Original equation.]

(- 5) ×

[Multiply each side by - 5.]

[Simplify.]

Correct answer : (1)

6.

Solve the equation.

9$m$ = - 36

a. | - 4 | ||

b. | - 5 | ||

c. | - 6 | ||

d. | - 3 |

[Original equation.]

[Divide each side by 9.]

[Simplify.]

Correct answer : (1)

7.

Solve the equation $\frac{m}{-5}$ = 8.

a. | - 45 | ||

b. | - 43 | ||

c. | - 40 | ||

d. | - 41 |

[Original equation.]

(- 5) ×

[Multiply each side by - 5.]

[Simplify.]

The value of the variable

Correct answer : (3)

8.

Solve - 3$m$ = 96.

a. | 32 | ||

b. | - 3.2 | ||

c. | 3.2 | ||

d. | - 32 |

[Original equation.]

[Divide each side by - 3.]

[Simplify.]

Correct answer : (4)

9.

Which of the following would you use to solve $\frac{x}{7}$ = - 14?

a. | divide by - 7 | ||

b. | divide by - 14 | ||

c. | multiply by 7 | ||

d. | multiply by 14 |

[Original Equation.]

To isolate the variable

Correct answer : (3)

10.

What is the number, if one seventh of the number is 49?

a. | 8 | ||

b. | 7 | ||

c. | 343 | ||

d. | 344 |

[Write an equation.]

[Multiply each side by 7.]

[Simplify.]

The number is 343.

Correct answer : (3)

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