Van Gogh ’s Sunflower Series
Vincent Van Gogh was a very famous artist. He lived in Europe in the late
1800’s. Van Gogh painted many
different nature themed paintings.
He painted quite a few paintings of sunflowers. Some of his paintings had just two
flowers, while others had a whole vase full.
this multiplication and addition word problem to figure out how many
sunflowers Van Gogh painted in all.
Van Gogh was living in Paris, France he painted 3 paintings with 2
sunflowers in each, and 1 painting with 4 sunflowers in it.
How many sunflowers did he paint in Paris?
A few years later, Van Gogh moved to Arles, France
and painted some more paintings.
This time he painted 1 vase with 3 flowers, another vase with 5
flowers; and then 2 vases filled with 12 flowers each, and lastly 3 vases filled
with fifteen flowers each.
How many sunflowers did he paint in
Can you calculate the total number of sunflowers
Van Gogh painted in all of these pictures?