# Know Your Multiplication: Multiply by 3

In this worksheet, students learn to multiply by 3.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Multiplication/Division Facts (3, 4 and 8)

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about multiplying by 3.

Example

There are 9 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 9 times 3?

In total, there are 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3  = 27 flowers.

What is 3 times 9?

3 × 9 = 27

9 × 3 = 27

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Here are 5 cones.

Each cone has 3 scoops of ice cream.

We want to work out how many scoops there are in total.

What is 3 times 5?

Here are 5 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 5 times 3?

Here are 4 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 4 times 3?

Here are 7 cones.

Each cone has 3 scoops of ice cream.

We want to work out how many scoops there are in total.

What is 7 times 3?

Here are 6 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 6 times 3?

Here are 9 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 9 times 3?

Here are 15 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 15 times 3?

Here are 6 cones.

Each cone has 3 scoops of ice cream.

We want to work out how many scoops there are in total.

What is 6 times 3?

Here are 12 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 12 times 3?

Here are 10 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 10 times 3?

• Question 1

Here are 5 cones.

Each cone has 3 scoops of ice cream.

We want to work out how many scoops there are in total.

What is 3 times 5?

15
EDDIE SAYS

3 x 5 = 15

5 + 5 + 5 = 15

• Question 2

Here are 5 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 5 times 3?

15
EDDIE SAYS

5 x 3 = 15

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 15

• Question 3

Here are 4 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 4 times 3?

12
EDDIE SAYS

4 x 3 = 12

3 + 3 + 3 +3 = 12

• Question 4

Here are 7 cones.

Each cone has 3 scoops of ice cream.

We want to work out how many scoops there are in total.

What is 7 times 3?

21
EDDIE SAYS

7 x 3 = 21

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 21

• Question 5

Here are 6 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 6 times 3?

18
EDDIE SAYS

6 x 3 = 18

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 18

• Question 6

Here are 9 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 9 times 3?

27
EDDIE SAYS

9 x 3 = 27

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 27

• Question 7

Here are 15 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 15 times 3?

45
EDDIE SAYS

15 x 3 = 45

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3+ 3 = 45

• Question 8

Here are 6 cones.

Each cone has 3 scoops of ice cream.

We want to work out how many scoops there are in total.

What is 6 times 3?

18
EDDIE SAYS

6 x 3 = 18

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 18

• Question 9

Here are 12 pots.

Each pot has 3 flowers.

We want to work out how many flowers there are in total.

What is 12 times 3?

36
EDDIE SAYS

12 x 3 = 36

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 36

• Question 10

Here are 10 cars.

Each car has 3 persons.

We want to work out how many persons there are in total.

What is 10 times 3?

30
EDDIE SAYS

10 x 3 = 30

3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 30

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