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# Multiplication and Division Word Problems Task Cards (Facts of 2, 5 and 10)

• Updated:  31 Aug 2023

Use a range of strategies ​​to solve multiplication and division problems with 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

• Editable:  Google Slides

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  8 Pages

• Years:  3 - 4

teaching resource

# Multiplication and Division Word Problems Task Cards (Facts of 2, 5 and 10)

• Updated:  31 Aug 2023

Use a range of strategies ​​to solve multiplication and division problems with 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

• Editable:  Google Slides

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  8 Pages

• Years:  3 - 4

Use a range of strategies ​​to solve multiplication and division problems with 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

## Use 2, 5 and 10 Times Tables to Solve Word Problems

Your students have mastered their multiplication facts for 2, 5 and 10.

They know how to reverse those facts to divide numbers and find the quotient.

And they know how to read.

Put all these skills to work with our multiplication and division task cards!

For example, one card includes the following word problem:

Luca’s family ordered 15 slices of garlic bread. If there are 5 family members eating, how many slices will each person get?

Students read through the word problems and determine whether to apply division or multiplication.

An answer sheet is included with your download for students to self-check their answers.

## Scaffolding + Extension Tips

Support struggling students by showing them how to use manipulatives to help with problem-solving. Alternatively, provide students with our Problem Solving Mat to help them organise their ideas.

Challenge fast finishers who already understand the concept to write five different word problems using facts of 2, 5 or 10, and trade problems with a partner to solve.

Are you looking for alternate difficulty levels of this resource? Scroll down to the bottom of this page for additional options.

## More Ways to Put Their Times Tables to the Test!

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource for students to work on independently in your maths rotations. However, check out our suggestions for using this activity to reinforce your small group and full-class lessons too:

### 🏫 Whole Class Instruction

Project the task cards on a whiteboard and work through each together, discussing different ways of approaching and completing the problems.

### 🧮 Small Group

Teach concepts in a small group setting in your maths rotations. Students can use mini whiteboards to ‘show and share’ their work for each problem.

### ✏️ Individual Practice

For an independent task, students can use their maths notebooks or a mini whiteboard to solve the problems on the task cards.

## Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between PDF or Google Slides versions of this resource. An answer key is included with your download.

Print on thick card for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access.

To keep the task cards out of pockets or under desks, punch a hole in the corner of each to place them on a binder ring.

Check out these alternate versions of this resource:

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#### Multiplication and Division Word Problems Task Cards (Facts of 1-12)

Use a range of strategies ​​to solve multiplication and division problems for times tables facts 1-12.

8 pagesYears: 3 - 4

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#### Multiplication and Division Word Problems Task Cards (2-Digit by 1-Digit)

Use a range of strategies ​​to solve 2-digit by 1-digit multiplication and division problems that exceed the facts of the 12 times tables.

8 pagesYears: 4 - 5

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Hi, Just FYI there is a typo in question 10: Sasha visited 8 cities on her trip around the world. In each city, she bought 5 souvenirs. How souvenirs did Prasha bring home with her? (Sasha and then Prasha)

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Hi there Leanda. Thanks so making for taking the time to point out this error. The resource has been fixed and reuploaded. My apologies for the inconvenience, and have a wonderful day!