# 5th grade math

Could someone explain what multiplication comparisons are? An example of the problem is:
Northview bought 6 computers
Southview bought 2 computers

Using multiplication, compare the number of computers the two schools bought. Express the comparison 2 ways.
Please help

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asked by Cody
1. Northview bought 3 times the number of computers as Southview.

Southview bought 1/2 the number of computers as Northview.

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posted by DrBob222
2. Well, I hit the wrong key for the second one. It should read Southview bought 1/3 the number of computers as Northview.

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posted by DrBob222

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