Multiplication Word Problems

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1.

Arthur has 5 boxes with equal number of balls in each of them. If he has 20 balls in all, how many balls are there in each box?

a. | 6 | ||

b. | 4 | ||

c. | 5 | ||

d. | 9 |

Let the number of balls in each box be

Total number of balls in 5 boxes = 20.

Total number of balls = Number of balls in each box × Number of boxes

20 =

= 4

[Divide.]

So, there are 4 balls in in each box.

Correct answer : (2)

2.

A garden is divided into 25 small squares and 15 rose plants are planted in each square. Find the total number of rose plants in the garden.

a. | 375 | ||

b. | 10 | ||

c. | 400 | ||

d. | 40 |

= 25 × 15 = 375

[Substitute the values and multiply.]

Correct answer : (1)

3.

The price of a T-shirt is $22. Find the price of 324 such T-shirts.

a. | $648 | ||

b. | $7,256 | ||

c. | $7,268 | ||

d. | $7,128 |

Price of

Price of 324 T-shirts = $22 × 324 = $7128.

So, price of 324 T-shirts = $7,128.

Correct answer : (4)

4.

There are 24 cases in a warehouse. If there are 24 mangoes in each case, how many mangoes are there in the warehouse?

a. | 572 | ||

b. | 576 | ||

c. | 569 | ||

d. | 574 |

Number of mangoes in each case = 24.

Number of mangoes in the warehouse

= 24 × 24 = 576

[Substitute the values and multiply.]

So, number of mangoes in the warehouse = 576.

Correct answer : (2)

5.

2,652 people visited a zoo park. Each ticket was priced at $12. Find the total amount collected.

a. | $30,524 | ||

b. | $30,634 | ||

c. | $31,824 | ||

d. | $20,634 |

Price of each ticket = $12.

= 2652 × 12 = $31,824

[Substitute the values and multiply.]

So, the total amount collected = $31,824.

Correct answer : (3)

6.

Mrs. Robins wants to divide 15 marbles equally among 5 children. How many marbles should she give to each child?

a. | 75 | ||

b. | 3 | ||

c. | 20 | ||

d. | 10 |

Correct answer : (2)

7.

Rose wants to keep at least 6 flowers in a vase. Find the number of vases required, if she has 35 flowers.

a. | 5 | ||

b. | 29 | ||

c. | 18 | ||

d. | 6 |

Correct answer : (1)

8.

James bought 18 pancakes and distributed equally among 6 children. How many pancakes did each child get?

a. | 12 | ||

b. | 2 | ||

c. | 3 | ||

d. | 24 |

Correct answer : (3)

9.

There are 5,064 books that need to be packed in boxes. There are 6 boxes. We want to put the same number of books in each box. How many books will fit into each box?

a. | 844 | ||

b. | 94 | ||

c. | 92 | ||

d. | 95 |

Correct answer : (1)

10.

Sam had 18 portions of pizza. He shared equal number of portions with his brother. How many portions did each one get?

a. | 12 | ||

b. | 18 | ||

c. | 9 | ||

d. | 6 |

Correct answer : (3)