# Solving Problems Using the Four Operations (1)

In this worksheet, students use their knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve a range of problems.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must choose the correct number fact to match the story.

Example

My father is three times my age.

I am 10.

How old is my father?

This is a multiplication

10 x 3 = 30

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Jane has 22 sweets and Tom has 35 sweets.

How many more sweets has Tom than Jane?

22 + 35 = 57

22 - 35 = 13

35 - 22 = 13

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Egg boxes have 6 eggs in them.

Anna has 5 boxes.

How many eggs does she have in total?

5 x 6 = 30

6 + 5 = 11

6 x 12 = 72

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Jack has 20 sweets.

He eats 3 sweets and Jill eats twice as many.

How many sweets are left?

20 - 3 - 2 = 15

20 - 3 = 17

20 - 3 - 6 = 11

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

A stool has three legs.

How many legs do eight stools have?

3 x 3 = 9

3 x 8 = 24

8 + 3 = 11

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Matchsticks are 5cm long

If I place 5 end to end, how long will they stretch in cm?

5 cm + 5 cm = 10 cm

5 x 5 = 25

5 x 5 cm = 25 cm

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

I make 24 cupcakes and share them out equally between four people.

How many do they each get?

24 - 4 = 20

24 ÷ 4 = 6

4 ÷ 24 = 6

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

I have six 20p coins in my pocket.

How much do I have in total?

6 x 20 = 120

20 + 6 = 26p

6 x 20p = 120p

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

It costs 75p for a child to go swimming at the pool.

How much will it cost for two children?

75p + 75p = 150p

75p + 75p = £1.50

75p + 2p = 77p

75p x 2 = 150p

2 x 75p = 150p

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Eight horses are in a field.

How many legs do they have in total?

8 + 4 = 12

8 x 4 = 32

8 + 8 = 16

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

There are normally 20 children in my class.

Four were ill at home.

How many were at school?

20 + 4 = 24

20 - 4 = 16

20 x 4 = 80

• Question 1

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Jane has 22 sweets and Tom has 35 sweets.

How many more sweets has Tom than Jane?

35 - 22 = 13
• Question 2

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Egg boxes have 6 eggs in them.

Anna has 5 boxes.

How many eggs does she have in total?

5 x 6 = 30
• Question 3

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Jack has 20 sweets.

He eats 3 sweets and Jill eats twice as many.

How many sweets are left?

20 - 3 - 6 = 11
• Question 4

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

A stool has three legs.

How many legs do eight stools have?

3 x 8 = 24
• Question 5

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Matchsticks are 5cm long

If I place 5 end to end, how long will they stretch in cm?

5 x 5 cm = 25 cm
• Question 6

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

I make 24 cupcakes and share them out equally between four people.

How many do they each get?

24 ÷ 4 = 6
• Question 7

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

I have six 20p coins in my pocket.

How much do I have in total?

6 x 20p = 120p
• Question 8

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

It costs 75p for a child to go swimming at the pool.

How much will it cost for two children?

75p + 75p = 150p
75p + 75p = £1.50
75p x 2 = 150p
2 x 75p = 150p
• Question 9

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

Eight horses are in a field.

How many legs do they have in total?

8 x 4 = 32
• Question 10

Choose the correct number fact to match this story.

There are normally 20 children in my class.

Four were ill at home.

How many were at school?

20 - 4 = 16
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