Videos to help Grade 3 students learn how to use the distributive property as a strategy to find related multiplication facts.

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

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New York State Common Core Math Module 1, Grade 3, Lesson 16

Lesson 16 Concept Development

Problem 1: Model the 5 + n pattern as a strategy for multiplying using units of 4.

6 × 4, 7 × 4

Problem 2: Apply the 5 + n pattern to decompose and solve larger facts.

8 × 4

1. Label the array. Then fill in the blanks below to make the statements true.

6 × 4 = _____

(5 × 4) = 20

(__ × 4) = ___

(6 × 4) = (5 × 4) + (__ × 4)

= 20 + _____

= ____

b) 8 × 4 = _____

(5 × 4) = ______

(____ × 4) = _____

(1 × 4)

= ______

(8 × 4) = (5 × 4) + (__________ × 4)

= ______+ ______

= ______

2. Match the multiplication facts with their answers.

3. The array below shows one strategy for solving 4 × 9. Explain the strategy using your own words.

(5 × 4) = ______

(4 × 4) = _____ 3. The array below shows one strategy for solving 4 × 9. Explain the strategy using your own words.

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