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Relate Multiplication to Area Model


Videos to help Grade 3 students learn how to relate multiplication to the array model.

Common Core Standards:3.OA.1, 3.OA.3

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New York State Common Core Math Module 1, Grade 3, Lesson 2

Application Problem

Jordan uses 3 lemons to make 1 pitcher of lemonade. He makes 4 pitchers. How many lemons does he use altogether? Use the RDW process to show your solution.
Problem 1: Relate equal groups to arrays.
Problem 2: Redraw equal groups as arrays.

Lesson 2 Homework

Use the arrays below to answer each set of questions.

4. a. There are 6 rows of stars. How many stars are in each row? __________

b. Write a multiplication fact to describe the array. __________

5. The triangles below show 3 groups of 4.

a. Redraw the triangles as an array that shows 3 rows of 4.

b. Compare the drawing to your array. How are they the same? How are they different?

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