# Multiplication (tables): Private: 10x: decapods

## The Number Bit!

In this exciting lesson, you will need to solve a range of multiplying-by-2 word problems that feature a variety of decapods, including crabs, shrimps and lobsters. Try using **PAWS** to arrive at the right answer!

**P ** = Picture the problem in your mind.

**A **= Annotate the word problem by highlighting the important information.

**W** = Write down the number sentence that needs to be solved.

**S** = Solve the number sentence using an efficient strategy.

**Prior learning: **Counting in multiples of 10 using a variety of pictorial representations to assist.