# Meaning of Factors

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Videos and solutions to help Grade 3 students learn how to interpret the meaning of factors as the size of the group or the number of groups.

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

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

Concept Development

Problem 1: Equal groups activity.
Problem 2: Interpret the meaning of factors in number bonds.

Lesson 3 Homework

2. There are _______ oranges in each basket. How many oranges are there in 6 baskets?

a. Number of groups: _____________ Size of each group: ____________

b. 6 × __________ = ____________

c. There are __________ oranges altogether.

4. There are ___________ peppers in each row. How many peppers are there in 6 rows?

a. Number of rows: ___________ Size of each row: __________

b. _________ × __________ = __________

c. There are __________ peppers altogether.

5. Draw an array using factors 4 and 2. Then show a number bond where each part represents the amount in one row.

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