• ## EXAMPLES Multiplication Number Stories

THINK OF THE SITUATIONS WE DISCUSSED:  EQUAL GROUPS, CONVERSION, AREA, VOLUME, COMPARISION

SOPHIE HAS A CONTAINER THAT HOLDS 7 CUPS OF WATER,  SHE WANTS TO KNOW HOW MANY OUNCES IT HOLDS.  THERE ARE 8 OUNCES IN 1 CUP.  HOW MANY OUNCES OF WATER DOES SOPHIE’S CONTAINER HOLD?

SEBASTIAN’S ROOM IS 7 FEET WIDE AND 8 FEET LONG.  HE NEEDS TO ORDER CARPETING THAT IS SOLD BY THE SQUARE FOOT.  HOW MANY SQUARE FEET OF CARPETING WILL SEBASTIAN NEED TO ORDER?

NASHALY READ 8 BOOKS OVER THE SUMMER.  HER COUSIN READ 7 TIMES AS MANY BOOKS.  HOW MANY BOOKS DID NASHLAY’S COUSIN READ?

NOAH  EARNED \$9.00 IN ALLOWANCE LAST WEEK.  HE SPENT 2/3 OF HIS ALLOWANCE ON COMIC BOOKS.  HOW MUCH MONEY DID HE SPEND ON COMIC BOOKS?

A PUDDING RECIPE CALLS FOR 6 CUPS OF MILK.  IF MARISSA MAKES A HALF BATCH, HOW MUCH MILK SHOULD SHE USE?

LIAM’S MOM LEFT ¾ OF A PAN OF LASAGNA IN THE REFRIGERATOR.  LIAM ATE 1/6 OF IT. WHAT FRACTION OF THE WHOLE PAN OF LASAGNA DID LIAM EAT?

ERIN  RAN 4/5 MILE ON MONDAY.  ON TUESDAY, SHE ONLY RAN ¼ AS FAR.  HOW FAR DID SHE RUN ON TUESDAY.