### Video Transcript

Select the statement that matches
the following equation: 72 equals nine times eight. Is it 72 is eight times as many as
eight, eight is nine times as many as 72, 72 is nine times as many as nine, 72 is
nine times as many as eight, or nine is 72 times as many as eight?

In this question, we have to find
the statement that matches the given equation, 72 is equal to nine times eight. Well, we know that the equation
begins with the number 72. And we have three statements which
begin with 72. So, we can eliminate the other two
statements we know they’re not correct.

Let’s look at the second part of
our equation, 72 is nine times eight. That means we can eliminate this
statement because it says 72 is eight times. Which of the remaining two
statements is correct, 72 is nine times as many as nine or 72 is nine times as many
as eight? It’s this one; 72 is nine times as
many as eight. We found the statement that matches
the equation. 72 is nine times as many as
eight.