# Identifying that multiplication is commutative

In this lesson, we will explore the commutative law of multiplication. We will also be describe arrays using the multiplication symbol.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Simple multiplication can be thought of as ______________ . Select the correct answer.

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Q2.2 + 2 + 2 =

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Q3.A tray can hold 2 rows of 5 pies. How many pies can fit in one tray?

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Simple multiplication can be thought of as ______________ . Select the correct answer.

1/3

Q2.2 + 2 + 2 =

2/3

Q3.A tray can hold 2 rows of 5 pies. How many pies can fit in one tray?

3/3

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Identifying that multiplication is commutative

Q1.Which equation best describes the array?

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Q2.Multiplication is commutative.

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Q3.Year 4’s book corner has five rows with two places in each. Year 5’s book corner has two rows with five places in each. Which book corner is bigger?

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Quiz:

# Identifying that multiplication is commutative

Q1.Which equation best describes the array?

1/3

Q2.Multiplication is commutative.

2/3

Q3.Year 4’s book corner has five rows with two places in each. Year 5’s book corner has two rows with five places in each. Which book corner is bigger?

3/3

# Lesson summary: Identifying that multiplication is commutative

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