6. Multiplication and division

Lesson

Do you remember how to write a multiplication number sentence about 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.

Let's look at how to write and solve multiplication number sentences when we have 1 group or 0 groups.

Evaluate 3 \times 0.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

1 group of anything is itself.

0 groups of anything is 0.

uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division