Name:    5th Grade Math- Translate simple word statements for addition and multiplication into equations practice test

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