# MULTIPLICATION WORD PROBLEMS

Problem 1 :

Solution :

There are 4 packages, each of which has cookies.

Then, number of cookies in 4 packages is

=  4 x 6

=  24

Problem 2 :

Lily bought 5 packs of light bulbs. Each pack has 7 light bulbs. How many light bulbs does Lily buy ?

Solution :

There were 5 packs, each of which had 7 light bulbs.

Then, number of light bulbs in 5 packs was

=  5 x 7

=  35

So, Lily bought 35 light bulbs.

Problem 3 :

Rick’s grandmother pledged \$0.50 for every mile Rick walked in his walk-a-thon. Rick walked 9 miles. How much does his grandmother owe ?

Solution :

Rick’s grandmother pledged \$0.50 for every mile.

Rick walked 9 miles.

Then, amount of money for 9 miles is

=  9 x 0.50

=  4.50

So, Rick's grandmother owes \$4.50.

Problem 4 :

Michael made 10 two-point baskets and 2 three-point baskets in Friday’s basketball game. He did not score any other points. How many points did he score in all ?

Solution :

Points scored in 10 two-point baskets :

=  10 x 2

=  20

Points scored in 2 three-point baskets :

=  2 x 3

=  6

Total points scored in 10 two-point baskets and 2 three-point baskets :

=  20 + 6

=  26

So, Michael scored 26 points in all.

Problem 5 :

Jack's speed is 57 miles per hour. If he keeps going at the same rate, find the distance traveled by Jack in 6 hours.

Solution :

Jack's speed is 57 miles per hour.

That is, distance covered in one hour is 57 miles.

Then, the distance covered in 6 hours is

=  6 x 57

=  342 miles

So, the distance covered in 6 hours is 342 miles.

Problem 6 :

Raul’s bedroom is 4 yards long. How many inches long is the bedroom ?

Solution :

1 yard  =  36 inches

Then, 4 yards is

=  4 x 36

=  144 inches

So, Raul's bedroom is 144 inches long.

Problem 7 :

If 1 lb of sea food costs \$18.50, find the cost of 5 lbs of sea food.

Solution :

Given : Cost of 1 lb is \$18.50.

Then, cost of 5 lbs is

=  5 x 18.50

=  92.50

So, the cost of 5 lbs of sea food is \$92.50.

Problem 8 :

Jeff burns 500 calories per hour bicycling. At the same rate, how many calories can he burn in 3 hours ?

Solution :

Given : Jeff burns 500 calories per hour bicycling.

That is, in Jeff burns 500 calories in one hour.

Then, Amount of calories Jeff can burn in 3 hours is

=  3 x 500

=  1500

So, Jeff can burn 1500 calories in 3 hours.

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