Worksheet: Word Problems: Multiplying by One-Digit Numbers

In this worksheet, we will practice solving multistep word problems where we have to multiply by one-digit numbers.

Q1:

42 children were at a birthday party. Every child was given 8 candies and they each ate one candy and saved the rest for later. How many of the candies have NOT been eaten?

Q2:

There are 8 tables with 6 bags on each one of them, and each bag contains 4 pencils. Find the total number of pencils.

Q3:

A fruit vendor has 4 boxes containing 121 red apples each and 9 boxes containing 91 yellow apples each. How many apples does the vendor have?

Q4:

A family of 3 eats 6 kilograms of fish each week. One kilogram of fish costs 35 LE. How much do they spend on fish in four weeks?

Q5:

Butane produces 3,260 Btu per cubic foot. If a company burns 7,345 cubic feet of butane, how much thermal energy does it produce in Btu?

Q6:

A family buys 3 kilograms of bananas, 8 kilograms of apples, and 7 kilograms of oranges every month. One kilogram of bananas costs 13 LE, of apples costs 17 LE, and of oranges costs 5 LE. How much do they spend on fruit each month?

Q7:

A girl bought 10 pencils for 20 LE each. Then she bought 10 erasers for 10 LE each. If she started with 800 LE, how much does she have left?

Q8:

A class of 24 students were asked to make paper snowflakes to decorate the school in winter. Each student made 14 snowflakes and their teacher made 35.

Select the correct equation, where 𝑥 is the total number of snowflakes.

  • A ( 3 5 × 1 4 ) + 2 4 = 𝑥
  • B ( 2 4 × 3 5 ) + 1 4 = 𝑥
  • C 2 4 + 1 4 + 3 5 = 𝑥
  • D 2 4 × 1 4 = 𝑥
  • E ( 2 4 × 1 4 ) + 3 5 = 𝑥

How many snowflakes did they make?

Q9:

David bought a jacket for 801 pounds and 4 books that cost 93 pounds each. Find the total amount of money he spent.

Q10:

Emma has 85 apples and Chloe has 25 apples. If a bag holds 5 apples, how many bags are needed to hold all the apples?

Q11:

One kilogram of meat costs 86 LE and one litre of juice costs 800 piasters. How much do 10 kg of meat and 13 litres of juice cost?

  • A1,038 LE
  • B1,198 LE
  • C756 LE
  • D860 LE
  • E964 LE

Q12:

Given that a girl bought 5 kg of oranges for 7pounds each and 2 kg of bananas for 2pounds each, how much did she pay?

Q13:

A man had a 100-pound note and 6 one-pound coins. He bought four toys for 6pounds, 10pounds, 2pounds, and 3pounds. How much money is left?

Q14:

A family of 8 eats 9 kilograms of bananas, 2 kilograms of apples, and 4 kilograms of oranges every month. Per kilogram, the price is 2 LE for oranges, 9 LE for apples, and 7 LE for bananas. How much do they spend on fruit each month?

Q15:

William bought 5 kilograms of green beans for 10 pounds per kilogram. He bought 3 kilograms of apples for 6 pounds per kilogram. How much did he pay in total?

Q16:

Daniel bought 5 kg of mangoes, which cost 7 LE/kg, and 2 kg of bananas, which cost 9 LE/kg. How much did he pay?

Q17:

The table shows the number and prices of home appliances in a store. Calculate the total price of all the appliances in the store.

Appliance Number of Appliances Price of One Unit
Fridge 10 4‎ ‎000
Fan 10 800
Coffee Maker 10 700
Heater 25 500
Blender 25 300
  • A 5 5 0 0 0 p o u n d s
  • B 8 0 p o u n d s
  • C 7 5 0 0 0 p o u n d s
  • D 6 3 0 0 p o u n d s

Q18:

In one day, Jacob can decorate 17 cakes and Chloe can decorate 19.

Pick the best estimate for the number of cakes they can decorate in 5 days.

  • A200
  • B100
  • C300
  • D80
  • E30

Q19:

Given that one notebook costs 5 LE, and one book costs 10 LE, find the price of 10 notebooks and 10 books.

Q20:

A girl had 151 LE. She bought a dress for 52 LE and then bought 7 books for 11 LE each. How much money is left?

Q21:

The area of square 𝐴 is 18 meters by 18 meters, and the area of square 𝐵 is 71 square meters. How much greater is the area of square 𝐴 than the area of square 𝐵?

Q22:

A grocer has a sack that contains 31 kg of sugar. He sold 2 bags, where each bag weighed 7 kg. How many kilograms of sugar are left in the sack?

Q23:

A shopkeeper has 8 boxes of soap, and each box contains 68 bars. If he sells 385 bars of soap, how many are left?

Q24:

There are 52 cards in a pack. Liam tipped out 3 packs of cards to build card towers. Afterwards, he could only find 131 cards. How many cards are missing?

Q25:

Jennifer bought 9 packets containing 14 balloons each to decorate for a party. During the party, 12 of the balloons popped.

How many balloons did she buy?

How many balloons did NOT pop?

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