Lessons

Interpret multiplication as scaling using visual models
In this lesson you will learn how to interpret multiplication as scaling by using visual models.

Understand multiplication by a fraction equivalent to one
In this lesson you will learn how multiplying by a fraction equivalent to one affects the product by using visual models.

Understand multiplication by a fraction greater than one
In this lesson you will learn how multiplying by a fraction greater than one affects the product by using visual models.

Understand multiplication by a fraction less than one
In this lesson you will learn how multiplying by a fraction less than one affects the product by using visual models.

Solve multiplication word problems by comparing the size of the product and factors
In this lesson you will learn how to solve word problems by comparing the size of the product to the size of the factors.
Resources

Performance task for 'Interpret multiplication as scaling' Premium
Interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing), by: Comparing the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication; and explaining why multiplying a given number by...