Lily has $50. Tom has 4 times as much as Lily. How much does Tom have?

Lily has $50. Tom has 4 times as much as Lily. How much does Tom have?

 

Times means groups of.  The amount of money that Tom has is 4 groups of the amount of money that Lily has.

 

The total amount found in 4 groups is found by using multiplication:

50 x 4=$200.00

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