6. Multiplication and division

Lesson

We have been learning some ways to build our multiplication skills. These include:

- using repeated addition
- making arrays to show equal sized groups
- noticing patterns , such as doubling and skip-counting

We also worked on some time tables, including:

- multiplying by 0 or 1
- multiplying by 2
- multiplying by 4
- multiplying by 3
- multiplying by 10
- multiplying by 5

Find the product of 2\times 8.

Worked Solution

Find the value of 6\times3.

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Find the value of 5\times9.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

There are different ways to solve multiplication, including repeated addition and using arrays. We can also multiply our numbers in a different order, so 3 \times 4 has the same answer as 4 \times 3.

uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division