Representing word problems using bar models

Representing word problems using bar models

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will explore how to represent word problems using bar models. We will learn how to identify bar models that represent division or multiplication problems.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which equation does the array not represent?
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12 ÷ 4 = 3
12 = 3 x 4
Correct answer: 12 = 4 ÷ 3
4 x 3 = 12
Q2.
What does commutative mean?
The opposite operation.
Correct answer: To get the same answer whatever order the values are in.
To multiply.
Q3.
Select the odd one out
24 ÷ 6 = 4
Correct answer: 24 x 6 = 4
6 = 24 ÷ 4
6 x 4 = 24
Q4.
Which word problem represents the bar model?
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12 sheets were put into 3 bags. How many sheets were put into each bag?
Correct answer: 12 sheets were put into 3 bags. How many sheets were there in each bag?
4 sheets were put into 12 bags. How many sheets were there in each bag?
Q5.
This array represents 7 ÷ 4 = 28
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Correct answer: False
True

4 Questions

Q1.
What is the whole represented in the bar model?
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18
Correct answer: 24
3
Q2.
How many equal parts are represented in the bar model?
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36
Correct answer: 4
6
60
Q3.
The bar model represents the word problem. True or false?
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False
Correct answer: True
Q4.
Select the bar model that does not represent a division or multiplication problem.
Correct answer: Option 1
Option 2
Option 3

Lesson appears in

UnitMaths / Multiplication and division