Worksheet: The Multiplication Symbol

In this worksheet, we will practice using the multiplication symbol to write multiplication expressions and link them to models and addition expressions.

Q1:

There are 5 bananas in one bunch.

8 × 5 is the total number of bananas in ___ bunches.

Q2:

William is baking pies. He wants to make 6 × 8 pies.

Pick one way he could do this.

  • Aa tray of 6 pies and another of 8 pies
  • B6 trays with 8 pies on each tray

Q3:

Which of these can we read as “2 groups of 8 objects”?

  • A 2 ÷ 8
  • B 2 + 8
  • C 2 × 8
  • D 8 2

Q4:

One bag of apples contains 7 apples. Use the multiplication sign ( × ) to write an expression for the number of apples in 3 bags.

  • A 7 × 3
  • B 8 × 4
  • C 8 × 3
  • D 7 × 4

Q5:

William bought 6 pencils that cost 8 p o u n d s each. The total cost is = × p o u n d s .

  • A 7 × 9
  • B 6 × 9
  • C 7 × 8
  • D 6 × 8

Q6:

Write in numbers: nine times eight.

  • A 8 × 8
  • B 9 × 8
  • C 9 × 9
  • D 4 × 9

Q7:

Which of the following is the multiplication sign?

  • A ×
  • B +
  • C

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