Identify and create situations involving equal groups and describe these situations using the language and notation of multiplication.
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Are these equal groups? How do you know?
Instead of saying “8 groups of 3,” we’d write “$$8\times3$$,” which can we read out loud as “eight groups of three,” “eight times three,” or “eight multiplied by three.” We call this a multiplication expression.
a. Draw a model that represents 4 groups of 6. Then write a multiplication expression that matches your model.
The total number of objects in equal groups is called a product.
b. What is the product in your model? Then write a multiplication equation that matches your model, including the product of it.
Grade 3 Mathematics > Module 1 > Topic A > Lesson 1 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.
Write a multiplication sentence to represent the following picture. Make sure to write the factors in the conventional order.
For each image below,
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