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Use Diagrams to Solve Multiplication Problems

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

'Use Diagrams to Solve Multiplication Problems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we are looking at multiplication using pictures.

 

Example

Look at this picture of a block of flats.

 

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 as the original one.

 

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