# Multiplication and Division Problems: Hop to the Answer

In this worksheet, students resolve multiplication and division problems by using the idea of hopping along a number line to reach a target number.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Word Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is related to multiplication and division problems.

Example
How many hops are needed to reach 24?

Hops land on 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 and finally 24, which make 6 hops.

How many hops are needed to reach 21?

 +3 0 3 21
7

8

9

How many hops are needed to reach 4? (not to scale!)

 +2 0 2 4
3

2

4

How many hops are needed to reach 40?

 +10 0 10 40
5

9

4

How many hops are needed to reach 40?

 +5 0 5 40
8

0

9

How many hops are needed to reach 20?

 +10 0 10 20
2

3

1

How many hops are needed to reach 15?

 +5 0 5 15
2

3

1

How many hops are needed to reach 24?

 +2 0 2 24
12

13

11

How many hops are needed to reach 17?

 +1 0 1 17
12

17

11

How many hops to reach 40?

 +1 0 1 40
20

6

40

How many hops to reach 22?

 +2 0 2 22
10

11

12

• Question 1

How many hops are needed to reach 21?

 +3 0 3 21
7
EDDIE SAYS
3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21
• Question 2

How many hops are needed to reach 4? (not to scale!)

 +2 0 2 4
2
EDDIE SAYS
2, 4
• Question 3

How many hops are needed to reach 40?

 +10 0 10 40
4
EDDIE SAYS
10, 20, 30, 40
• Question 4

How many hops are needed to reach 40?

 +5 0 5 40
8
EDDIE SAYS
5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40
• Question 5

How many hops are needed to reach 20?

 +10 0 10 20
2
EDDIE SAYS
10, 20
• Question 6

How many hops are needed to reach 15?

 +5 0 5 15
3
EDDIE SAYS
5, 10, 15
• Question 7

How many hops are needed to reach 24?

 +2 0 2 24
12
EDDIE SAYS
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24
• Question 8

How many hops are needed to reach 17?

 +1 0 1 17
17
EDDIE SAYS
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
• Question 9

How many hops to reach 40?

 +1 0 1 40
40
EDDIE SAYS
1, 2, 3, 4, 5... all the way up to 40!
• Question 10

How many hops to reach 22?

 +2 0 2 22
11
EDDIE SAYS
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22
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