Use multiplication and division to solve word problems
First, you need to know which operation to use...
In all, altogether, total
1. Times: Maria ran around the track 5 times. It took her 5 minutes to run around the track. How many minutes did she run?
2. Every: Kim buys 2 apples everyday. How many apples does she buy in a week?
3. At this rate: Ed reads 25 words per minute. At this rate, how many words does he read in one hour?
Division Key Words
Each: Ken has 75 pencils and 15 boxes. How many pencils should he pack in each box so each customer gets the same number of pencils