The array

TLF ID L106

Use an array-building tool to help solve multiplications. Explore strategies to break up multiplications. Create and solve easy multiplications such as 9x3. Examine relationships between rows, columns and areas in arrays.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Helps students develop the strategy of using arrays to solve multiplication problems.
  • Provides visual support by progressively showing rows and columns in arrays.
  • Enables students to construct arrays up to 10 rows by 10 columns.
  • Prompts students to consider the relationships between factors for each array.
  • Encourages repeated use by incorporating student-generated problems.
  • Provides an option to print a worksheet for each completed equation, containing the working out.
Year level

1; 2; 3

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: CWA New Media
  • Organization: CWA New Media
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: NEW ZEALAND
  • URL: http://www.cwa.co.nz/
  • Name: Maths Technologies Ltd
  • Organization: Maths Technologies Ltd
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Address: NEW ZEALAND
  • URL: http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: 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
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.