Multiple Choice Identify the
choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.


1.

Anthony had 16 bolts in a package. He needed 54 bolts all together.
Write a number sentence that describes how many more bolts Anthony needs.
a.  54  16 = x  c.  54 x 16 = x  b.  54 16 =
x  d.  54 + 16 =
x 


2.

Alice knew that she would need 20 pair of sox for her 2 weeks at camp. She
packed 7 in one bag. She wants to make sure she doesn’t forget anything. Which
number sentence below represents an equation that could tell us how many pairs of sox Alice will need
to pack in her other bag?
a.  20 x X = 40  c.  20  7 = X  b.  X + 7 = 20  d.  10 x X = 20 


3.

Bobby and Steve are making cookies for the scout bake sale. They have 10
plastic bags. They need to make a total of 120 cookies. Which number sentence below shows
how they can figure out many cookies go in each plastic bag?
a.  10 x 120 = X  c.  120  X = 10  b.  120 10 = X  d.  120  10 = X 


4.

Tim is going on a trip in his new car. The car gets 27 miles to the
gallon. The gas tank holds 12 gallons of gas. Which equation below would tell us how far
Tim could go on one tank of gas?
a.  27 x 12 = X  c.  X  12 = 27  b.  27 12 = X  d.  27 + 12 = X 


5.

Bobbi had 950 beads she wanted to string into a necklace. She did some one
day. The next day she wanted to know how many beads she had done yesterday. She counted
the beads she had not strung yet and came up with 620. Which number sentence below would help her
figure out how many beads she has already strung on the necklace?
a.  960 620 = X  c.  950 + 620 = X  b.  X  620 =
950  d.  950  620 =
X 

Completion Complete each
statement.


6.

Write a number sentence to solve this problem: Six people each brought 5
gifts to the party for the kids. How many gifts did they bring? (Put a space between each
item. Use a capital X for your unknown. You are NOT solving the problem. You are
writing the number sentence.)


7.

Andy had a penny collection with 245 pennies in it. His little brother got
in to it one day and took 150 pennies. Write a number sentence that tells how many pennies Andy
has left in his collection. (Put a space between each item in the number sentence. Use
a capital X for your unknown. You are NOT solving the problem. You are writing the number
sentence.)
