Week 1 Math Multiplication

by Scott Osborne

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Week 1 Multiplication

1

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How much do you weigh?

Find a scale and report your weight or give your best guess and type it in the space provided.

2

1

Find ten times your weight.

3

1

Find 100 times your weight.

4

1

Find 1000 times your weight.

5

1

What happens to place value as you multiply in the previous three questions?

6

1

Find a spot to sit outside.

Set a timer to ten minutes.

Count how many animals you observe in the ten minutes. Any animal; insects, squirrels, rabbits, dogs, birds, etc...

Record that number here. (Zero is not an acceptable answer)

7

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Using the number you recorded for a ten minute period, how many organisms would you expect to see if you stayed outside for an hour?

8

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Using the number you recorded for a ten minute period, how many organisms would you expect to see if you stayed outside for a whole day (24 hours)?

9

1

Curly is solving a multiplication problem. 46 x 23.

He tells his partner:

First I multiplied 6 x 3 and got 18.

Second I multiplied 4 x 3 and got 12.

Third I multiplied 6 x 2 and got 12.

Fourth I multiplied 4 x 2 and got 8.

Finally I added all of the numbers, 18+12+12+8 and got 60

What is wrong with Curly's thinking?

10

1

Using the Whiteboard solve this problem.

36 groups of 24

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