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Invites students to reason in different ways when calculating the total in an array. Then students are encouraged to find multiple methods for working out the 'How many cupcakes?' problem and encouraging mental multiplication strategies.

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Year level(s) Year 5
Audience Student, Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Video
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Questioning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Targeted teaching
Keywords array, multiplication, problem solving, strategy, reasoning, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding
Topics Multiplication and division, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving multiplication of larger numbers by one- or two-digit numbers, choosing efficient calculation strategies and using digital tools where appropriate; check the reasonableness of answers

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P7)

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