As for addition and subtraction, word problems are prepared on cards which deal with each of the seven special cases. These are mixed in with those given for addition and subtraction.
Steve has 48 stamps in his collection at school. Each day he brought a certain number of stamps, for a certain number of days. How many stamps did he bring each day? and how many days did he bring stamps?
The child writes his answer:
48 = 6 x 8
48 = 8 x 6