Multiplication as scaling

In this lesson you will explore multiplication involving at least one positive number and learn how it’s possible to visualise multiplication as a stretch by a scale factor.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which word best completes the gap: -14 and 14 are additive inverses as they sum to ____

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Q2.Which words (in order) best complete this sentence: __________________________ can be viewed as the ________________________ of the additive inverse.

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Q3.Complete the gap: -3 - (-5) = (-3) + _____

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Q4.Which calculation gives the smallest answer?

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Q5.Which calculation gives the largest answer?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which word best completes the gap: -14 and 14 are additive inverses as they sum to ____

1/5

Q2.Which words (in order) best complete this sentence: __________________________ can be viewed as the ________________________ of the additive inverse.

2/5

Q3.Complete the gap: -3 - (-5) = (-3) + _____

3/5

Q4.Which calculation gives the smallest answer?

4/5

Q5.Which calculation gives the largest answer?

5/5

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Multiplication as Scaling Quiz

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Q1.Fill in the gap: Multiplication when viewed as scaling can be thought of as a ___________.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: Looking at the diagram below we can use a ___________ to describe how much the number was scaled by.

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Q3.Fill in the gap: In the diagram below the top arrow can be visualised as stretching -10 by a scale factor of_____.

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Q4.Calculate the following product: 9 x (-12)

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Q5.Calculate the following product: 0.5 x (-12)

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Q6.Which calculation best represents the unlabelled arrow?

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Q7.Which calculation best represents the unlabelled arrow.

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Q8.Calculate: 3 x (-2) + 7 x (-3) - (-27)

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Multiplication as Scaling Quiz

Have a go at the questions below!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Q1.Fill in the gap: Multiplication when viewed as scaling can be thought of as a ___________.

1/8

Q2.Fill in the gap: Looking at the diagram below we can use a ___________ to describe how much the number was scaled by.

2/8

Q3.Fill in the gap: In the diagram below the top arrow can be visualised as stretching -10 by a scale factor of_____.

3/8

Q4.Calculate the following product: 9 x (-12)

4/8

Q5.Calculate the following product: 0.5 x (-12)

5/8

Q6.Which calculation best represents the unlabelled arrow?

6/8

Q7.Which calculation best represents the unlabelled arrow.

7/8

Q8.Calculate: 3 x (-2) + 7 x (-3) - (-27)

8/8

Lesson summary: Multiplication as scaling

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