6. Multiplication strategies

Lesson

Multiplication looks at equally sized groups. Can you solve these multiplication questions?

Find the value of 5\times6.

Worked Solution

Find the value of 2\times6.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

Thinking of multiplication as equally sized groups of objects can make multiplication easier.

Now let's look at the 7 times tables.

Find the value of 7\times9.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

We can use a split strategy to help answer 7 times tables.

7 groups is the same as 5 groups + \ 2 groups.

uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division