Multiplicative Comparisons

Contributor: Sharon Hamilton. Lesson ID: 10747

What is a multiplicative comparison? It's a statement of a multiplication thing like . . . Oh, watch this video and work some fun online problems to learn how to multiply your multiplication skills!


Elementary, Elementary

learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!


Become a Multiplication Master!

Wow all of your friends by writing number sentences as a comparison to verbal sentences!

  • What is a multiplicative comparison?

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.

Watch this video to review multiplicative comparisons using number sentences:


See multiplication as a comparison using number sentences | LearnZillion

Continue on to the Got It? section to multiply your skills with some practice!

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