Understanding multiplication can be completed in any order

The key vocabulary today is commutativity and this lesson will explore how and why multiplications can be completed in any order.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does this array show?

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Q2.What does this array show?

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Q3.Arrays help us...

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Q4.What is the answer this array is showing?

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Q5.4 x 11 = (Draw an array to help if you would like)

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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.What does this array show?

1/5

Q2.What does this array show?

2/5

Q3.Arrays help us...

3/5

Q4.What is the answer this array is showing?

4/5

Q5.4 x 11 = (Draw an array to help if you would like)

5/5

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Understanding multiplication can be completed in any order

Let's see what you have learnt about multiplication today

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Commutativity means...

1/5

Q2.4 x 5 has exactly same answer as

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Q3.48 is the answer to 4 x 12 and

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Q4.5 x 9 and 9 x 5 =

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Q5.4 people each buy 8 new pens. How many pens were bought in total?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Understanding multiplication can be completed in any order

Let's see what you have learnt about multiplication today

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Commutativity means...

1/5

Q2.4 x 5 has exactly same answer as

2/5

Q3.48 is the answer to 4 x 12 and

3/5

Q4.5 x 9 and 9 x 5 =

4/5

Q5.4 people each buy 8 new pens. How many pens were bought in total?

5/5

Lesson summary: Understanding multiplication can be completed in any order

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