Have you ever come across a word problem, and didn't know if you should multiply, add, subtract or divide? Come explore with us as we look at some key phrases for multiplication word problems, and translate word problems into math equations in order to solve them.

Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

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Determine the unknown whole number in a multiplication or division equation relating three whole numbers.