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Maths Exercices

Multiply three or more numbers: word problems

A fast food chain uses plastic straws. The straws come in 6 different colors. Each package contains 8 straws in each color. How many plastic straws are there in 5 packages?

Multiply the numbers in the story to find the total number of plastic straws.

6 × 8 × 5 = 240

There are 240 plastic straws.


A grocery store puts 5 stacks of yogurt cartons on each shelf. There are 8 cartons in each stack. How many cartons of yogurt are there on 6 shelves?