Understanding that multiplication and division are inverse operations

In this lesson we will explore the notion of inverse operations and use our times tables knowledge to answer division questions.

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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!

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Q1.Bar models help us by...

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Q2.Arrays and bar models can represent the same thing?

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Q3.This bar model could show...

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Q4.What could be the question this bar model is showing?

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Q5.4 x ? = 20 (Use the bar model to help you)

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Understanding that multiplication and division are inverse operations

Let's see what you have learnt about multiplication and division as related operations today

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Q1.The inverse of multiplication is...

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Q2.Knowing your times tables can help to solve division calculations

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Q3.The inverse of 3 x 4 = is

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Q4.Which multiplication fact will help you solve this division calculation? 18 ÷ 6 =

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Q5.I have 30 sweets to share with my friends. I have 5 friends. How many sweets will each of them get?

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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.

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Understanding that multiplication and division are inverse operations

Let's see what you have learnt about multiplication and division as related operations today

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The inverse of multiplication is...

1/5

Q2.Knowing your times tables can help to solve division calculations

2/5

Q3.The inverse of 3 x 4 = is

3/5

Q4.Which multiplication fact will help you solve this division calculation? 18 ÷ 6 =

4/5

Q5.I have 30 sweets to share with my friends. I have 5 friends. How many sweets will each of them get?

5/5

Lesson summary: Understanding that multiplication and division are inverse operations

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