## Tuesday, August 12, 2014

### 4th Grade Two Step Math Problems

4th Grade Two Step Math Problems | 4th Grade Math Story Problems CCSS MATH STANDARDS

4th Grade Two Step Application Math Problem (5 minutes)
Ben has a rectangular area 9 meters long and 6 meters wide. He
wants a fence that will go around it as well as grass sod to cover
it. How many meters of fence will he need? How many square
meters of grass sod will he need to cover the entire area?

Objective 1: Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison.
(Lesson 1)

1. Label the place value charts. Fill in the blanks to make the following statements true. Draw disks in the
place value chart to show how you got your answer, using arrows to show any bundling.
a. 10 × 3 ones = ________ ones = __________
b. 10 × 2 tens =_________ tens = _________
c. 4 hundreds × 10 = _________ hundreds = _________
2. Complete the following statements using your knowledge of place value:
a. 10 times as many as 1 ten is ________tens.
b. 10 times as many as _________ tens is 30 tens or ________ hundreds.
c. _____________________________ as 9 hundreds is 9 thousands.
d. _________ thousands is the same as 20 hundreds.
Use pictures, numbers, and words to explain how you got your answer for Part (d).
3. Matthew has 30 stamps in his collection. Matthew’s father has 10 times as many stamps as Matthew.
How many stamps does Matthew’s father have? Use numbers and words to explain how you got your
4. Evylynn saved \$800. Her sister has 10 times as much money. How much money does Evylynn’s sister have?
5. Fill in the blanks to make the statements true.
a. 2 times as much as 4 is _______.
b. 10 times as much as 4 is _______.
c. 500 is 10 times as much as _______.
d. 6,000 is ________________________________ as 600.
6. Sarah is 9 years old. Sarah’s grandfather is 90 years old. Sarah’s grandfather is how many times as old as Sarah?  Sarah’s grandfather is _______ times as old as Sarah.

3. Katrina has 60 GB of storage on her tablet. Katrina’s father has 10 times as much storage on his
computer. How much storage does Katrina’s father have? Use numbers and words to explain how you
4. Katrina saved \$200 to purchase her tablet. Her father spent 10 times as much money to buy his new
computer. How much did her father’s computer cost? Use numbers and words to explain how you got
5. Fill in the blanks to make the statements true.
a. 4 times as much as 3 is _______.
b. 10 times as much as 9 is _______.
c. 700 is 10 times as much as _______.
d. 8,000 is ________________________________ as 800.
6. Tomas’s grandfather is 100 years old. Tomas’s grandfather is 10 times as old. How old is Tomas?

Application Problem (6 minutes)
Amy is baking muffins. Each baking tray can hold 6 muffins.
a. If Amy bakes 4 trays of muffins, how many muffins will she
have all together?
b. The corner bakery has made 10 times as many muffins as
Amy baked. How many muffins did the bakery produce?
Bonus: If the corner bakery packages the muffins in boxes of 100,
how many boxes of 100 could they make?
Note: This application problem builds on the concept from the previous lesson of 10 times as many

Objective 2: Recognize a digit represents 10 times the value of what it represents in the place to its right. (Lesson 2)

1. Jacob saved 2 thousand dollar bills, 4 hundred dollar bills, and 6 ten dollar bills to buy a car. The car costs 10 times as much as he has saved. How much does the car cost?
7. Last year the apple orchard experienced a drought and didn’t produce many apples. But this year, the
apple orchard produced 45 thousand granny smith apples and 9 hundred red delicious apples, which is 10
times as many apples as last year. How many apples did the orchard produce last year?
8. Planet Ruba has a population of 1 million aliens. Planet Zamba has 1 hundred thousand aliens.
a. How many more aliens does Planet Ruba have than Planet Zamba?
b. Write a sentence to compare the populations for each planet using the words “10 times as many.”
1. Fill in the blank to complete the number sentence. Respond with a numeral.
a. (4 ten thousands 6 hundreds) × 10 = ________________________
b. (8 thousands 2 tens) ÷ 10 = _________________________
2. The Carson family saved up \$39,580 for a new home. The cost of their dream home is 10 times as much
as they have saved. How much does their dream home cost?
4. Emily collected \$950 selling Girl Scout cookies all day Saturday. Emily’s troop collected 10 times as much as she did. How much money did Emily’s troop raise?
5. On Saturday, Emily made 10 times as much as on Monday. How much money did Emily collect on
Monday?

Objective 3: Name numbers within 1 million by building understanding of the place value chart and
placement of commas for naming base thousand units. (Lesson 3)
Objective 4: Read and write multi-digit numbers using base ten numerals, number names, and expanded
form. (Lesson 4)