# Use knowledge of the relationship between the 2 and 4 times tables to solve problems

You can use the relationship between the 2 and 4 times tables to solve problems

# Use knowledge of the relationship between the 2 and 4 times tables to solve problems

You can use the relationship between the 2 and 4 times tables to solve problems

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Multiples of 4 are all multiples of 2 but not all multiples of 2 are multiples of 4
- Multiples of 4 are double the multiples of 2
- Multiples of 2 are half the multiples of 4

### Common misconception

Pupils may find it difficult to solve problems or misunderstand questions.

Model clearly how to identify key phrases and words which will identify the operation and equation required for word problems.

### Keywords

Multiple - A multiple is the result of multiplying a number by another whole number.

Double / doubling - To double means to become twice as many or to multiply by two.

Halving - Halving means to divide into two equal parts.

### Licence

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## Video

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

there are five bikes

there are 9 pairs

there are 5 dogs

there are 3 cars

1 group of 4

3 groups of 4

4 groups of 4

6 groups of 4

6

5

12

7

20

8

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

the product doubles

the product halves

multiplying by 2

dividing by 2

1 × 4

4 x 4

5 × 4

3 x 4