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Multiplication: Using Diagrams to Solve Problems

In this worksheet, students look at the concept of multiplication using diagrams.

'Multiplication: Using Diagrams to Solve Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet we look at multiplication using pictures.

 

Example

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 2 times as high?

 

        

 

Answer

The original is 3 storeys high.  

The blue one is 2 x 3 = 6 storeys high.

The blue one is 2 times as high.

Look at this picture of a book.

 

 

Which book is 2 times as wide as the grey one?

 

 

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a book.

 

 

Which book is 4 times as wide as the grey one?

 

 

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a book.

 

 

Which book is 3 times as wide as the grey one?

 

 

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a short green ruler, which goes up to the mark 5.

 

 

Which ruler is 4 times as long as this short green one?

               

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a short green ruler, which goes up to the mark 5.

 

 

Which ruler is 2 times as long as this short green one?

               

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a short green ruler, which goes up to the mark 5.

 

 

Which ruler is 3 times as long as this short green one?

               

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 3 times as high?

 

   

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 2 times as high?

 

   

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 4 times as high?

 

   

red

green

blue

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 6 storeys high.  It has 6 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 2 times as high?

 

     

red

green

blue

  • Question 1

Look at this picture of a book.

 

 

Which book is 2 times as wide as the grey one?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
green
EDDIE SAYS
Two grey books fit the width of the green book.
  • Question 2

Look at this picture of a book.

 

 

Which book is 4 times as wide as the grey one?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
blue
EDDIE SAYS
Four grey books fit the width of the blue book.
  • Question 3

Look at this picture of a book.

 

 

Which book is 3 times as wide as the grey one?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
red
EDDIE SAYS
Three grey books fit the width of the red book.
  • Question 4

Look at this picture of a short green ruler, which goes up to the mark 5.

 

 

Which ruler is 4 times as long as this short green one?

               

CORRECT ANSWER
blue
EDDIE SAYS
The blue ruler is marked up to 20.
4 × 5 = 20
  • Question 5

Look at this picture of a short green ruler, which goes up to the mark 5.

 

 

Which ruler is 2 times as long as this short green one?

               

CORRECT ANSWER
red
EDDIE SAYS
The red ruler is marked up to 10.
2 × 5 = 10
  • Question 6

Look at this picture of a short green ruler, which goes up to the mark 5.

 

 

Which ruler is 3 times as long as this short green one?

               

CORRECT ANSWER
green
EDDIE SAYS
The green ruler is marked up to 15.
3 × 5 = 15
  • Question 7

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 3 times as high?

 

   

CORRECT ANSWER
green
EDDIE SAYS
The green block is 9 storeys high.
3 × 3 = 9
  • Question 8

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 2 times as high?

 

   

CORRECT ANSWER
blue
EDDIE SAYS
The blue block is 6 storeys high.
2 × 3 = 6
  • Question 9

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 3 storeys high.  It has 3 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 4 times as high?

 

   

CORRECT ANSWER
red
EDDIE SAYS
The red block is 12 storeys high.
4 × 3 = 12
  • Question 10

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

 

It is 6 storeys high.  It has 6 floors.

 

Which block of flats is 2 times as high?

 

     

CORRECT ANSWER
green
EDDIE SAYS
The green block is 12 storeys high.
2 × 6 = 12
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