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NCTM Number and Operations Standard: Grades 3–5

Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates
• recognize equivalent representations for the same number and generate them by decomposing and composing numbers;
• understand various meanings of multiplication and division;
• identify and use relationships between operations, such as division as the inverse of multiplication, to solve problems;

Step 1

Check out this animation and find out about the commutative property and multiplication.

Step 2

Ready to try out an exploration on multiplication? Create an array of 6 rows of 8 in the color green. What is the product? Good luck!

Step 3

Use the drawing tools in Microsoft Word to Create Your Own Arrays.

Or purchase the GollyGee BlocksŪ App at $9.95. It is available for the Mac.

Explore this Web resources for help with computation for multiplication and division!

Division Derby

Click on the picture to practice your division.



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