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Multiplying by 5 micro-lesson

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When you are solving multiplication equations where you are multiplying by 5, you can use skip counting to help you solve these equations. So, to do this, you are going to think about counting up five more each time you're counting. So, if you're starting at zero, you can go 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and keep continuing going up five each time. So, if we are going to look at the equation 4 x 5, the second number in the equation is 5. So that means we are going to be skip counting or counting up by five each time. The first number is 4 which means we need to skip count four times or go up four groups of five, okay? So, if we start at zero, we're going to count up four groups. So, we're going to go 5, 10, 15, 20. 20 is the fourth group of five that we've skipped counted so that means that 4 x 5 = 20.

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  • How many time do you need to skip count by 5 to solve 4 x 5 ?

    1) 4
    2) 2
    3) 5
    4) 6
  • What is the answer to 2 x 5 = ?

    1) 10
    2) 7
    3) 3
    4) 15
  • What is the answer to the example equation used in the video?

    1) 20
    2) 25
    3) 9
    4) 10
  • What is the answer to 8 x 5 = ?

    1) 40
    2) 35
    3) 13
    4) 3
  • Which multiplication equation is used as an example in the video?

    1) 4 x 5 =
    2) 4 x 4 =
    3) 5 x 5 =
    4) 5 x 4 =
  • What stategy is disucussed in the video to help solve multiplication problems where you are multiplying by 5?

    1) Skip counting
    2) Arrays
    3) Multiplication Pictures
    4) Zero Rule
  • How do you skip count by 5?

    1) Count up 5 more each time you count
    2) Count up 1 more each time you count
    3) Count down 5 more each time you count
    4) Count up 3 more each time you count
  • What strategy for solving multiplication equations when you are multiplying by 3 is discussed in the video?

    1) Doubling the other number and adding one more
    2) Tripling the other number
    3) Doubling the other number
    4) Skip counting
  • Can you skip count by 5 to solve 9 x 5 = ?

    1) Yes
    2) No
  • Can you skip count by 5 to solve 7 x 3 = ?

    1) No
    2) Yes

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