  # Use Multiplication Arrays To Solve Problems

In this worksheet, students will match pictorial arrays to multiplication statements. Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

Popular topics:   Multiplication worksheets

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

Look at these pictures:                    Count the rows.

There are 4 rows.

Count the number of dogs in each row.

There are 5 dogs in each row.

We write this as:    4 × 5

To work out the answer, we count all the dogs.

We can count in 5s: 5, 10, 15, 20.

There are 20 dogs.

4 × 5 = 20

Now look at these pictures:               There are 5 rows.

There are 3 ladybirds in each row.

We write this as:   5 × 3

We could count in 3s or in 5s. Let's count in 5s because it is easier: 5, 10, 15

5 × 3 = 15

So, we know that there are 15 ladybirds in total.

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