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Complete each of following statements.

  1. If one cat has whiskers, then seven cats will have ______ whiskers.

    To solve this problem, your multiplication skills might come in handy.

  2. If three slugs have six eye-stalks, then two slugs will have ______ eye-stalks.

    Can you find how many eye-stalks one slug has? Maybe drawing a diagram can help!

    Don't forget, reading the question multiple times can help make sure you understand what you are being asked. Here, you have to find how many eye-stalks two slugs will have.

  3. If eight spiders have legs, then spiders will have ______ legs.

  • First, you will need to find how many legs one spider has. Can you use division to help?

  • After completing the first step, use multiplication to find how many legs 5 spiders will have.

5 spiders will have 40 legs.