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Learning objects The multiplier: go figure

TLF ID L90

This tutorial is suitable for use with a screen reader. It explains strategies for solving complex multiplications in your head such as 22x38. Work through sample questions and instructions explaining how to use partitioning techniques. Solve multiplications by breaking them up into parts that are easy to work with, use simple times tables, then solve the original calculation. This learning object is one in a series of five learning objects.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides explanations in support of the development of mental strategies to simplify and solve multiplication problems.
  • Includes a tutorial that covers ‘tens and ones’, ‘doubling’ and ‘making tens’ strategies.
  • Can be used with a screen reader.
Year level

3; 4; 5

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: CWA New Media
  • Organisation: CWA New Media
  • Address: NEW ZEALAND
  • URL: http://www.cwa.co.nz/
  • Name: Maths Technologies Ltd
  • Organisation: Maths Technologies Ltd
  • Address: NEW ZEALAND
  • URL: http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
  • Visual independence
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.