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


1.

Alex wants to increase his collection of baseball cards by 3 times. He has
12 cards now. Which equation below expresses this idea?
a.  3 x X =12
 c.  12
÷ 3 = 4
 b.  12 x 3 =
X  d.  12 x 3 = 36 


2.

Sally has 15 tea cups. She wants to get 9 more. Which equation below
expresses this idea?
a.  15 + 9 = 24
 c.  15  9
= 6
 b.  9  15 = 6  d.  15 x 9 =
135 


3.

Randy has a new bike with wheels that have only 7 spokes each. He wants to
know how many total spokes his bike has? Which equation below expresses how to find out how
many spokes the bike has?
a.  7  2 = 5
 c.  7 + 2
= 9
 b.  7 x 2 = 14  d.  7 x 7 = 49 


4.

Sadie has 29 pencils in her desk. Ben has 27. How many pencils do
they have together? Which equation below best expresses the idea?
a.  29 + 27 = 2
 c.  29 
27 = 2
 b.  27  29 =
2  d.  29 + 27 = 56 
