Multiplication Problems

Multiplication Problems
Multiplication Problems
Multiplication Problems
Multiplication Problems

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Multiplication Problems

Students are taught how to solve a range of real life multiplication problems using the grid and column method.  This lesson places an emphasis on using the most efficient calculation strategy to both estimate and calculate the solutions.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
  • All students should be able to calculate the product a decimal and integer.
  • Most students should be able to calculate the product of a two or more decimal numbers.
  • Some students should be able to check their solutions by rounding to one significant figure.
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Working with Decimal Numbers 
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