This story focuses on problem solving using the 12 multiplication facts and much more! Hope you enjoy and Good Luck!

ANSWERS

Chapter 1:
1. 12 months X 6 years = 72 months, so 72 visits from the Number Thief.
2. 60 ÷ 12 minutes= 5
Number thief stole 5 numbers.
3. 32 X 12 =  384 minutes of dancing.

Chapter 2:
1. 8 x 12 = 96 fingers
2. $12.12 X 12 =  $145.44
3. 180 ÷ 12 = 15
Number Thief’s hat was 15 feet tall.

Chapter 3:
1.  12 x 7 = 84 and 12 x 3 = 36.
         84 + 36 =  120 shouts
2.  9 X 12 = 108.
         108 – 7 = 101 slices.
3. $17.12 x 14 = $239.68

Chapter 4:
1. 11 X 12 = 132 lies in total
2. 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84
3.  Every hour he goes up 4 feet, and slips down 1 foot, so he goes up 3 feet in total each hour.
         96 ÷ 3 = 32 hours

Chapter 5:
1. 5 X 12 = 60 seconds, or 1 minute
2. 12:11 AM
3.  If he lies 24 times in 8 minutes, then he lies 3 times/minute, so in 6 minutes, he can lie 3 X 6 = 18 times.

Chapter 6:
1.  There are 12 hours between 8AM and 8 PM.
         4 X 12 = 48 math questions
2. 12 X 34 = 408 minutes of chewing numbers.
3. 5280 feet X 12 inches = 63,360
         Thief could jump 63,360 inches into the air.

Chapter 7:
1. 10 X 12 (a dozen is 12)= 120 pieces of chocolate.
2. 6 X 1,212= 7,272
         Thief had travelled 7,272 miles.
3. $1200 - $144 = $1056