# Grade 4 » Operations & Algebraic Thinking » Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems. » 1

Print this pageInterpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5. Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.