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Rows of oranges

In this Three-Act task, students are shown a video of someone peeling oranges and dividing them into segments. They then explore how many segments there will be when all the oranges have been peeled.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 1, Year 2, Year 3
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Keywords rows, segments, total, addition, multiplication, array

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Build understanding, Apply understanding
Topics Place value, Addition and subtraction, Multiplication and division, Patterns and algebra
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMNA031 Recognise and represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays
ACMNA015 Represent and solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of strategies including counting on, partitioning and rearranging parts
ACMNA057 Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
National numeracy learning progression Additive strategies
Multiplicative strategies - MuS4

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