# Drawing bar models to represent multiplication and division word problems

# Drawing bar models to represent multiplication and division word problems

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### Key learning points

- 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.

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.

Option 1

Option 2

Q3.

Match the bar model to the word problem.

Option 1

Option 3

### 4 Questions

Q1.

4L and 150ml multiplied by 3

12L and 450L

12L and 500L

12L and 500ml

Q2.

4L and 800ml divided by 4

16L and 3200ml

16L and 320ml

1L and 100ml

Q3.

Match the word problem to the bar model.

Option 1

Option 2

Q4.

Match the bar model to the word problem.

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?