Drawing bar models to represent multiplication and division word problems

Drawing bar models to represent multiplication and division word problems

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will use our knowledge of bar models to help us answer multiplication and division word problems.

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3 Questions

Q1.
What statements describe this bar model.
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Correct answer: You need divide the whole by 5 to find the part. There are five parts which are unknown. The whole is 20.
You need to divide the whole by 20 to find the part. There are five wholes and 1 part.
You need to multiply the part by 10 to find the whole. The whole number is unknown. One part is 2.
You need to multiply the part by 20 to find the whole. The whole number is unknown. The part is 20.
Q2.
Match the bar model to the word problem.
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Option 1
Option 2
Correct answer: Option 3
Q3.
Match the bar model to the word problem.
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Option 1
Correct answer: Option 2
Option 3

4 Questions

Q1.
4L and 150ml multiplied by 3
12L and 450L
Correct answer: 12L and 450ml
12L and 500L
12L and 500ml
Q2.
4L and 800ml divided by 4
16L and 3200ml
16L and 320ml
1L and 100ml
Correct answer: 1L and 200ml
Q3.
Match the word problem to the bar model.
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Option 1
Option 2
Correct answer: Option 3
Q4.
Match the bar model to the word problem.
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Correct answer: Alex has a filling his bucket of water every day with equal amounts. After five days it has reached maximum capacity of 45 L. How much water was he adding each day?
Alex has a has a bucket of water with a capacity that is five times greater than Pierre’s. How much water is there in Pierre’s bucket?
Alex has been adding 45L to his bucket each day. After five days how much water will he have in his bucket?

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UnitMaths / Measures