NZ Level 2
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Arrays as products (1,2,3,5,10)
Lesson

Arrays are a rectangular display of objects, and we can use them as a visualisation for products.  Remember that the word product, is the mathematical term for when we multiply things together.

So if we say the product of 2 and 4, what we mean is the answer to 2 x 4. 

Let's see some more about Arrays as Products.

 

Worked Examples

Question 1

Select the array that shows the following statement.

  1. $3$3 times $7$7

    A

    B

    C

    D

    A

    B

    C

    D

Question 2

Fill in the boxes with the missing numbers.

  1. The array shows $\editable{}$ rows of $\editable{}$ squares, or $\editable{}$ columns of $\editable{}$ squares.

    There are $\editable{}$ squares in total.

  2. The array shows $\editable{}$ rows of $\editable{}$ squares, or $\editable{}$ columns of $\editable{}$ squares.

    There are $\editable{}$ squares in total.

  3. Hence, evaluate the following.

    $9\times3=\editable{}$9×3=

    $3\times9=\editable{}$3×9=

 

Outcomes

NA2-1

Use simple additive strategies with whole numbers and fractions

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