What can we use multiplication for?

Multiplication examples

Story 1

A parking lot that has five rows that each fit five cars. How many cars can fit in the parking lot?


Create a picture and numeral equation.

Story 2

Jenny has five goody bags for her party that can fit three toys in each. How many toys does she have to buy in all?


Create a picture and numeral equation.

Story 3

John wants to have a party for all of his friends in school. He set up three tables that each fit six people, not including himself. How many friends is he inviting to his party?


Create a picture and numeral equation.