6. Multiplication and division

Lesson

Do you remember how multiplication can be thought of as equally sized groups ?

Complete the statement below with the missing numbers.

The image shows ⬚ groups of ⬚ leaves.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Groups have the same size if they each have the same number of items.

In this video we see how rows and columns (called an array), can be used to solve multiplication.

Select the array that shows the following statement:\quad 3 \text{ times } 7

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Worked Solution

Idea summary

We get the same answer whichever way we look at our array.

uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division