Posted by **Tammy** on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:51pm.

Marlon has 4 baseball cards, Jake has 4 baseball cards and Sam has 3 baseball cards. Can you write a multiplication sentence to find how many baseball cards they have altogether? Explain.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 4:58pm
No. I can't write a multiplication sentence for this problem. I can write an addition sentence for this problem.

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**Tammy**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 5:35pm
Please explain why you can't write a multiplication sentence.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 5:37pm
There's nothing to multiply.

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