# Using commutativity and associativity to multiply

In this lesson, we will explore the laws of multiplication, and use known facts and the laws of commutativity and associativity to perform efficient multiplication.

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.I scored 13, 15 and double 9 on the dart board. What is my total?

1/5

Q2.I scored 11, triple 6 and double 8 on the dart board. What is my total?

2/5

Q3.I scored double 2, triple 10 and a bullseye. What is my total?

3/5

Q4.I have 300 points. I have just deducted 87 points. How many points do I have left?

4/5

Q5.I have 201 points. I have just deducted 93 points. How many points do I have left?

5/5

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.I scored 13, 15 and double 9 on the dart board. What is my total?

1/5

Q2.I scored 11, triple 6 and double 8 on the dart board. What is my total?

2/5

Q3.I scored double 2, triple 10 and a bullseye. What is my total?

3/5

Q4.I have 300 points. I have just deducted 87 points. How many points do I have left?

4/5

Q5.I have 201 points. I have just deducted 93 points. How many points do I have left?

5/5

# Video

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Using Commutativity and Associativity to Multiply Quiz

Can you use commutativity and associativity to multiply? Take the quiz to test our your new learning.

Q1.What is the commutative law in multiplication?

1/5

Q2.What is the associative law in multiplication?

2/5

Q3.Which law do you use when multiplying 2 x 5 x 6?

3/5

Q4.When multiplying 6 x 2 x 5, which is the most efficient order?

4/5

Q5.8 x 4 x 10 = 4 x 10 x 8. True or false?

5/5

Quiz:

# Using Commutativity and Associativity to Multiply Quiz

Can you use commutativity and associativity to multiply? Take the quiz to test our your new learning.

Q1.What is the commutative law in multiplication?

1/5

Q2.What is the associative law in multiplication?

2/5

Q3.Which law do you use when multiplying 2 x 5 x 6?

3/5

Q4.When multiplying 6 x 2 x 5, which is the most efficient order?

4/5

Q5.8 x 4 x 10 = 4 x 10 x 8. True or false?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Using commutativity and associativity to multiply

## Time to move!

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For 5 mins...

Move around:
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On the spot:
Dance