Common Core: 4th Grade Math : Multiply or Divide to Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplicative Comparison: CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.2

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Example Question #1 : Multiply Or Divide To Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplicative Comparison: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Oa.A.2

It takes Hannah  minutes to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Sara,  times as long. How long does it take Sara to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Sara to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes 4 times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #2 : Multiply Or Divide To Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplicative Comparison: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Oa.A.2

It takes Charlie  minutes to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Alison,  times as long. How long does it take Alison to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Alison to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #51 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes Mark  minutes to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Shelly,  times as long. How long does it take Shelly to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Shelly to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #52 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes Cassie  minutes to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Linden,  times as long. How long does it take Linden to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Linden to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #53 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes Sam  minutes to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Kate,  times as long. How long does it take Kate to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Kate to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #54 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes Maggie  minutes to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Alex,  times as long. How long does it take Alex to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Alex to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #55 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes Tim  to get dressed in the morning. It takes his older sister, Lisa,  times as long. How long does it take Lisa to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Lisa to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #3 : Multiply Or Divide To Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplicative Comparison: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Oa.A.2

It takes Molly  to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Emily,  times as long. How long does it take Emily to get dressed? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Emily to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #57 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes Nancy  to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Jessica,  times as long. How long does it take Jessica to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Jessica to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #58 : Use The Four Operations With Whole Numbers To Solve Problems

It takes David  to get dressed in the morning. It takes her older sister, Melissa,  times as long. How long does it take Melissa to get dressed? 

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The phrase " times as long" tells you that we are going to multiply by 

Let's have  represent how long it takes Melissa to get dressed. 

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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