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More Lessons for Grade 3

Common Core for Grade 3

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 3 students learn to interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each.*For example,
describe a context in which a total number of objects can be
expressed as 5 × 7*.

Common Core: 3.OA.1

### Suggested Learning Target

**Identifying Multiplication Sentences Using Visuals: 3.OA.1**

How to use visual models to help multiply two numbers?

How to use an array to help find the missing factor in a multiplication equation?

**Multiplication as Repeated Addition**
**Multiplication as Repeated Addition**
**Relating Addition and Multiplication**

How are addition and multiplication alike? How are they different?

Example:

Anna needs 3 apples to make one apple cake. Each cake has the same number of apples. How many apples does Anna need to make 4 cakes?

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

More Lessons for Grade 3

Common Core for Grade 3

Videos, examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 3 students learn to interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each.

Common Core: 3.OA.1

- I can interpret products in multiplication (so 28 = 4 X 7 as 4 groups of seven, an array with four rows and 7 columns and an area of 4 by 7 rectangle or 4 rows of 7 objects.)

How to use visual models to help multiply two numbers?

How to use an array to help find the missing factor in a multiplication equation?

How are addition and multiplication alike? How are they different?

Example:

Anna needs 3 apples to make one apple cake. Each cake has the same number of apples. How many apples does Anna need to make 4 cakes?

Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the **Mathway** widget, a free math problem solver that **answers your questions with step-by-step explanations**.

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

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