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## Arithmetic

### Course: Arithmetic>Unit 2

Lesson 9: Comparing with multiplication

# Comparing with multiplication and addition: money

Sal solves 2 multiplication comparison word problems.   Created by Sal Khan.

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• Wait what? Shouldn't the equation be m=5 x(more) 33; devide 5/33=m ... doesn't the word more represent times(multiply)? Why is he adding?
• There is a big difference between saying someone has `5 more dollars` and saying someone has `5 times more dollars`. You would add/subtract for the first one, but multiply/divide for the second one.
• Couldn't you just subtract 33 from 5
• Yes, I know right?!
• 11111111111111111=17 am i write?
• Yes you are
• 202929299+28382728= 231312027
• Correct, but I know you used Google Calculator.
• how can you times 1,168 to 2.
• what is a 4+8
• 12 (I believe so)
• couldnt you just subtracted 33 from 5
• Money is pain, and so is taxes:\