# To calculate multiplication facts using the distributive law

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will solve multiplication equations using the distributive law. We will use arrays and area models to represent our calculations.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
Choose the correct equation for the array.
Correct answer: 35 ÷ 5 = 7
5 x 4 = 20
7 x 8 = 56
Q2.
Choose the correct equation for this array.
Correct answer: 4200 ÷ 6 = 700
4200 ÷ 7 = 600
Q3.
Does the array represent 12 ÷ 4 = 3?
False
Q4.
What is the missing number? 720 ÷ 8 = ____
8
80
9

## Exit quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
Which equation does not have the answer of 20?
10 + 10
10 x 2
5 x 4
Others
Q2.
Select the correct calculation for distributive law for the array.
4 + 4 and 4 x 3
Correct answer: 4 x 2 and 4 x 2
5 x 4 and 4 x 2
6 x 3 and 4 x 1
Others
Q3.
Select the calculations that do not represent the array.
1 x 4 and 2 x 4
3 x 4
4 + 4 + 4