There are 3 bags with 6 plums in each bag. How many plums are there in all?

*Measurement example.*

You need 3 lengths of string, each 6 inches long. How much string will you need altogether? If 18 plums are shared equally into 3 bags, then how many plums will be in each bag?

*Measurement example.*

You have 18 inches of string, which you will cut into 3 equal pieces. How long will each piece of string be? If 18 plums are to be packed 6 to a bag, then how many bags are needed?

*Measurement example.*

You have 18 inches of string, which you will cut into pieces that are 6 inches long. How many pieces of string will you have? There are 3 rows of apples with 6 apples in each row. How many apples are there?

*Area example.*

What is the area of a 3 cm by 6 cm rectangle?

*Area example (real world).*

A rug is 3 feet wide and 6 feet long. What is the area of the rug? If 18 apples are arranged into 3 equal rows, how many apples will be in each row?

*Area example.*

A rectangle has area 18 square centimeters. If one side is 3 cm long, how long is a side next to it?

*Area example (real world).*

The area of a rectangle rug is 18 square ft. If it is 3 feet wide, how long is it? If 18 apples are arranged into equal rows of 6 apples, how many rows will there be?

*Area example.*

A rectangle has area 18 square centimeters. If one side is 6 cm long, how long is a side next to it?

*Area example (real world).*

The area of a rectangle rug is 18 square ft. If it is 6 feet long, how wide is it? A blue hat costs $6. A red hat costs 3 times as much as the blue hat. How much does the red hat cost?

*Measurement example.*

A rubber band is 6 cm long. How long will the rubber band be when it is stretched to be 3 times as long? A red hat costs $18 and that is 3 times as much as a blue hat costs. How much does a blue hat cost?

*Measurement example.*

A rubber band is stretched to be 18 cm long and that is 3 times as long as it was at first. How long was the rubber band at first? A red hat costs $18 and a blue hat costs $6. How many times as much does the red hat cost as the blue hat?

*Measurement example.*

A rubber band was 6 cm long at first. Now it is stretched to be 18 cm long. How many times as long is the rubber band now as it was at first? A class had 3 boys. For each boy in the class there were 6 girls. How many girls were in the class? A class had 18 girls and 3 boys. For each boy in the class, how many girls were there? A class had 18 girls. Which is 6 girls for every boy. How many boys were in the class?