# Use knowledge of multiplication to solve problems in a range of contexts

I can use knowledge of multiplication to solve problems in a range of contexts.

# Use knowledge of multiplication to solve problems in a range of contexts

I can use knowledge of multiplication to solve problems in a range of contexts.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Identify the group size and the number of groups in the problem.
- If you know the factors you can calculate the product.
- You can skip count in the group size to calculate the product.

### Common misconception

Pupils may find it difficult to identify the factors in the word problems.

Model how to address questions. Use of familiar stem sentences to support pupils in identifying the factors: 'There are 7 bamboos. Each bamboo is a length of 5 m. 7 is factor and 5 is factor. We can skip count in ___ to find the product.'

### Keywords

Product - A product is the result of two or more numbers multiplied together.

Factor - A factor is a number which exactly divides another whole number.

### Licence

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