Multiplication Pictures micro-lesson
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One strategy you can use to help solve multiplication problems is to help think of a picture to help you visualize the equation. So, in a multiplication equation, the first number you can think of is how many groups there are. The second number is how many items are in each group. So, to help us understand this, we're going to look at this equation: 4 x 2. So, the first number is 4, so that means we're going to have 4 groups. The second number in the equation is 2, so that means we're going to have 2 items in each group. Now, we're going to count how many items there are across each of the groups. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. There are 8 items across all of the groups, so that means the answer or the product to this equation is 8.
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What is the product to the example equation used in the video?1) 82) 43) 24) 6
Which equation is used as an example in the video?1) 4 x 2 =2) 4 x 5 =3) 2 x 8 =4) 3 x 4 =
What strategy is discussed in the video that can help you solve a multiplication equation?1) Creating a picture2) Drawing an array3) Skip counting4) Using repeated addition
When creating a picture to help solve a multiplication problem, you can think of the first factor (number being multiplied) as the number of groups.1) Yes2) No
When creating a picture to help solve a multiplication problem, you can think of the second factor (number being multiplied) as the number of items in each group.1) Yes2) No
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