Multiplication Missing Factors Worksheet #1 Grade 3

Multiplication Missing Factors Worksheet #1

Why teach children to identify the missing factor in word problems?

Teaching kids to find the missing factor in multiplication problems helps them understand what multiplication is and how it works. It also helps them learn how to solve problems and think logically.

Children learn to solve equations when they learn to find the missing number in a multiplication problem. To do this, you need to set up the equation, plug in the values you know, and solve for the value you don’t know. This helps kids learn how to think critically and logically, which are essential skills for doing well in math and other subjects.

Finding the missing factor in multiplication problems also helps kids understand the idea of equal groups and how to use multiplication to figure out how many things are in a group as a whole. This is important for learning about things like fractions and ratios in the future.

Overall, teaching kids to find the missing factor in multiplication problems sets them up for future math learning and helps them develop important problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.


Grade often used by:

2nd Grade | 3rd Grade


Math | Operations and Algebraic Thinking 


Common Core State Standard:




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