# Doubling and halving strategies

In this lesson, we will explain and model mental strategies for doubling and halving by using our understanding of multiplication and division. We will also use our doubling and halving strategies to multiply and divide by four and eight. By the end of this lesson, we would hope that everyone will be confident in explaining how to multiply and divide by four and eight by using strategies of doubling and halving.

# Video

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# Worksheet

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# Lesson summary: Doubling and halving strategies

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