## What is an example of multiplicative comparison?

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A multiplicative comparison involves comparing two quantities such that when one is multiplied by a specified number, the other is produced. For example, Sam has twice as many balloons as Sid. Sid has 3 balloons. Sam has twice as many balloons as Sid.

**How do you write a multiplicative comparison word problem?**

Multiplicative comparison questions are usually written in word problems that have this format: Statement, Statement, Question. We use the two statements to determine the number sentence or equation. An equation is just like a number sentence but it includes letters.

### What is the difference between a multiplicative comparison and an additive comparison?

One way you might describe the difference between the two is this. Additive comparisons. You focus on the difference between the two quantities. With multiplicative comparison, you focus on how many times larger or smaller one quantity is compared to the other.

**Why is multiplicative comparison important?**

In this shorter unit, students practice reading word problems/situations and writing equations with variables. The situations involve a multiplicative comparison, meaning they need to be able to multiply or divide to determine an unknown value.

## What is 5 times as much as 3?

14) 15 is 5 times as many as 3 . 15) 4 times as many as 7 is 28 .

**What is 5 times as much as 9?**

Multiplication as Comparison for Table of 5

Multiplication Table | Multiplication as Comparison |
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5 × 9 = 45 | 45 is nine times as many as 5 and 5 times as many as nine |

5 × 10 = 50 | 40 is ten times as many as 5 and 5 times as many as ten |

5 x 11 = 55 | 55 is eleven times as many as 5 and 5 times as many as eleven |

### What is a comparison problem?

COMPARISON problems are the type of problems looked at this week, which involve figuring our similarities or differences between sets. Difference Unknown: One type of compare problem involves finding out how many more are in one set than another. For example, James has 6 mice. Joy has 11 mice.

**What is an additive comparison problem?**

An additive comparison problem is a problem in which: Two verbal statements are used to compare two sets of items, and. Further, an additive equation is determined. The equation includes numbers and alphabet, in which the alphabet is the variable.

## What is multiplicative comparison?

What is Multiplicative Comparison? – Definition, Facts & Example What is Multiplicative Comparison? A multiplicative comparison involves comparing two quantities such that when one is multiplied by a specified number, the other is produced. For example, Sam has twice as many balloons as Sid.

**What is a multiplication comparison grade 4?**

Multiplicative Comparison (Grade 4) 1 Multiplicative comparison means you are comparing two things together that need to be multiplied. 2 An equation is just like a number sentence but it includes letters. 3 The letter is called a variable.

### Can you represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations?

Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations. I can explain how a multiple equation can be interpreted as a comparison such as Jason is 4 times as old as Ben. I can write an equation for a situation involving multiplicative comparison.

**How do you interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison?**

These lessons, with videos, examples, and solutions, help Grade 4 students learn to interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5. Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.