Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Prove It To Move It

Can I use repeated addition to solve x problems?


I have 7 pairs of shoes. How many shoes do I have in total. 
7x2  
2+2+2+2+2+2+2=14

In the word Carlton there are 7 letters. How many letters would there be If the word was repeated 4 times. 
4x7=28  
7+7+7+7=28

I went to the shop and brought 6 bags of lollies. Each bag have 7 lollies. How many lollies do I have altogether.  
7x6  
6+6+6+6+6+6+6=42

On my farm there are 8 cows. How many legs are there in total? 
8X4=32  
4+4+4+4+4+4+4+4=32

On a poppy there are 4 petals. How many petals on 9 poppies? 
9x4=36  
4+4+4+4+4+4+4+4+4=36

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