MAP 4th Grade Math : Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for MAP 4th Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Operations And Algebraic Thinking

Justin has  shelves in his room. Each shelf holds  toys. If Justin has  toys, how many toys don't fit on the shelves? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we first need to find out how many of Justin's toys will fit on the shelves. If we have  shelves, and  toys fit on each shelf, we can multiply those two numbers together to find out the total number of toys that will fit. Let's let  represent the number of toys that will fit. 

Justin has  toys, so to find out how many don't fit on the shelves we need to know what is left over, so we subtract. Let's let  represent the number of toys left over. 

Example Question #2 : Operations And Algebraic Thinking

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

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

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

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

Think:  minutes  times would be how many minutes? 

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Example Question #3 : Operations And Algebraic Thinking

Select the sequence that follows the rule of multiplying 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The only sequence that multiplies  is 

The sequence  adds 

The sequence  starts by multiplying , but that's not the entire pattern

The sequence  adds 

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