A multiplication sentence is made up of 3 numbers. The first number, before the multiplication sign tells us how many equal groups we have. The second number, after the multiplication sign, tells us how many in each group. The number 3 comes after the equals sign and is how many in total.

**Examples of Multiplication Number Sentences**

- We have 3 boxes. Each box contains 3 chocolates. How many total chocolates do we have in 3 boxes?

Thus, 3 times 3 = 9; so we have 9 chocolates in total

- There are 4 butterflies with 02 wings each. How many wings altogether?

Thus, 4 times 2 = 8; so there are 8 wings in total.

- We have 3 lines containing 5 coins each. How many coins altogether?

Thus, 3 times 5 = 15; so we have 15 coins in total

- We have 2 lady birds with 6 legs each. How many legs altogether?

Thus, 2 times 6 = 12; so there are 12 legs in all

- There are 6 children with 2 sticks each. How many sticks altogether?

Thus, 6 times 2 = 12; therefore 12 sticks are present.

- There are 4 cars with 4 wheels. How many wheels in total?

Thus, 4 times 4 = 16; therefore 16 wheels in total.

- There are 2 cars with 4 passengers in each car. How many passengers altogether?

Thus, 2 times 4 = 8; so there are 8 passengers in total.

- There are 4 clusters of flowers and in each cluster there are 5 flowers. How many flowers in total?

Thus, 4 times 5 = 20; therefore 20 flowers are complete.

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