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Multiply and Divide using Number Bonds


Videos and solutions to help Grade 3 students learn how to count by units of 6 to multiply and divide using number bonds to decompose.

Common Core Standards: 3.OA.3, 3.OA.4, 3.OA.5, 3.OA.7, 3.OA.9, 3.OA.1, 3.OA.2, 3.OA.6

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New York State Common Core Math Module 3, Grade 3, Lesson 4

Application Problem

Marshall puts 6 pictures on each of the 6 pages in his photo album. How many pictures does he put in the photo album in all?

Note: This problem is designed to review the Lesson 2 concept of applying the distributive property to relate multiplication by n + 1 to multiplication by n.

Concept Development

Part 1: Use number bonds to decompose and skip-count using units of 6.

Part 2: Use skip-counting sixes to solve multiplication and division problems.

Write the equation 6 + 6. Then, draw a number bond to break apart the second six, showing how to solve using a make ten strategy.

Lesson 4 Homework

1. Use number bonds to help you skip-count by six by either making a ten or adding to the ones.

3. Count by six to fill in the blanks below.
6, ____, ____, ____, ___, ____
Complete the multiplication equation that represents
the final number in your count-by.
6 × ____ = ____
Complete the division equation that represents your count-by.
____ ÷ 6 = ____


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