This week, we have continued our multiplication journey, learning about how to multiply and divide by 100 and how this links to making a number 100 times bigger and 100 times smaller.
This week, we have continued with multiplying and dividing by ten which we have applied to known multiplication and division facts.
If I know that 8 x 4 = 32, I also know that 80 x 4 = 320.
If I know that 48 ÷ 4 = 12, I also know that 480 ÷ 4 = 120.
We also have been focusing on learning our 8 times table using the counting stick method. Please use the links below to help your children with learning their focus times table at home.
This week, we continued using our multiplying by ten and one hundred skills to use our known facts to work out trickier multiplication and division calculations. Later in the week, we moved onto starting to use our 3 times table to identify and solve multiplication calculations pictorially.
This week, we moved onto multiplying 2 digit numbers by a 1 digit number using arrays. Using the arrays, we were able to use distributive law to help us solve our calculations using our known facts.
23 x 4 = 92
23 x 4 = (20 x 4) + (3 x 4)
80 + 12 = 92
This week, we have been busy learning how to divide using arrays. Some of answers even had remainders!
This week, we have moved onto focus on learning our 6 times table using a counting stick to help us. We also ventured into the topic of fractions and have mastered identifying tenths, counting back and forth in tenths and writing tenths as decimals.