# Use knowledge of the 2 times table to solve problems

I can use knowledge of the 2 times table to solve problems.

# Use knowledge of the 2 times table to solve problems

I can use knowledge of the 2 times table to solve problems.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Skip counting in 2s can be used to solve problems involving groups of 2
- Identify the group size and the number of groups in the problem.
- The group size and the number of groups are the factors of the multiplication.

### Common misconception

Pupils often confuse the keywords of this lesson and use them interchangeably or incorrectly. Pupils may also not understand how to deduce the operation for the calculation.

Model correct usage in a range of contexts including labelling abstract equations and using the terms to identify the known elements in worded problems. Choral response can also support pupils using these words correctly.

### Keywords

Skip counting - Counting in steps of equal size. For example, skip counting in twos means to count in equal steps of two.

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

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

### Licence

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

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