Can you count up by fives? Let's practice now. Continue this pattern: 5,\,10,\,15,\,20\,...
What you may not have realised is that when you're counting up with this pattern, you are actually looking at multiples of five and saying the answers to your five times tables.
Similar to how we can use a doubling strategy for our 2,4 and 8 times tables, we can use a halving strategy for our 5 times tables because half of 10 groups is 5 groups. Watch this video to see how.
Find the product of 5\times 6.
uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division