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Details for problem "Rule of three word problem, easy variant"

Quickname: 8130

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 5 Grade 6

Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School.

Summary

Easy word problems that can be solved by applying the rule of three. No initial division necessary, first factor is one.

Examples

Easy word problems that can be solved by applying the rule of three. No initial division necessary, first factor is one. (Beispiel für die Lösung) Easy word problems that can be solved by applying the rule of three. No initial division necessary, first factor is one. (Example for this math problem)

Description

Very simple word problem with simple proportional assignments.

For these problems, the proportionality constant is easily determined as the first factor it is to be multiplied with is a one. There is no need to perform a division first.

The maximum size of the proportionality constant can be set. For tasks involving money this concerns the number of cents of amounts, for tasks involving time this is the maximum number of seconds. The maximum size of the target multiplier (by which you have to multiply to get the value you are looking for) can also be limited.

Since the conversion from cents to euros may be an additional challenge, it can be determined whether such tasks are allowed.

Furthermore, the number of problems to be set can be selected.


Topics: Arithmetic Written form

Tags: Multiplication

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Customization options for this problem

Parameter
Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4
Whole numbers only
Yes, No
Convert units
Never, May, Always

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