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Third graders discover the associative property of multiplication. For this multiplication lesson, 3rd graders explore visual examples of using the commutative and associative properties of multiplication. They also practice solving problems that their instructors model.
Properties of multiplication can get confusing, and are incredibly important to mathematicians. This learning exercise is helpful in that it first explains the properties (commutative, associative, and distributive), giving examples of each. Then, scholars complete six multiple-choice problems during which they must choose the equation which shows the property listed. A second learning exercise gives a more challenging option, with less explanation and eight problems. Answers are provided.
Learners identify and define the rules of properties of real numbers. They rewrite each of the problems listed using the commutative or associative properties. Pupils apply problem solving strategies to clarify situations in a table provided and justify logical statements. Everyone describes how to use the distributive property to divide and subtract.
Using an online activity, elementary mathematicians demonstrate an understanding of multiplication, the distributive property, and area using both visual and symbolic representations. This task features an attractive mural that is sure to capture the attention of all learners.
Support young mathematicians' interpretation of place value in order to multiply single-digit numbers by 10. The task builds upon and enhances a learners' understanding of place value, a second grade skill, while introducing them to products of single and two-digit multiplication. The learning activity can be used as guided practice or independent practice, in which base-ten blocks and a number line are necessary tools.
Middle schoolers add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers. They find the square and the cube of numbers. They create a game incorporating computation on rational numbers. Everyone works together to write and evaluate expressions. Note: the associate video is only available via purchase, but the other activities hold enough value to support the lesson without it.
This video starts with the basics and shows how to simplify monomials. First, it defines what a monomial is, then gives examples of monomials, evaluates integers raised to a power, and multiplies monomials with the same base. Finally, it shows how to simplify the multiplication of two monomials using basic commutative and associative properties of multiplication, and the power of a power rule. This video has a number of examples that help to illustrate the rules.
Middle and high schoolers review topics covered Pre-Algebra. They solve problems questions dealing with exponents, square roots and absolute value. They use the rules of divisibility and identify prime numbers. This two-page on-line activity contains approximately 50 multiple-choice problems. Answers are provided.
A math presentation on multiplying decimals and the associative property of multiplication is here for you. Learners are coached on the techniques used for multiplying decimals and then practice solving problems. Then, the associative property of multiplication is presented. Pupils see that this property allows the order of numbers in a multiplication equation to be changed, yet the answer stays the same.
What can a middle schooler do in 90 minutes? He can practice using the commutative, associative and distributive properties of addition and multiplication. He can also simplify expressions using the commutative, associative and distributive properties. Now that's time well spent!