# Explain the relationship between adjacent multiples of seven

I can explain the relationship between adjacent multiples of seven

# Explain the relationship between adjacent multiples of seven

I can explain the relationship between adjacent multiples of seven

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Adjacent multiples of 7 have a difference of 7
- If you add 7 to a multiple of 7 you get the next multiple of 7
- If you subtract 7 from a multiple of 7 you get the previous multiple of 7

### Common misconception

Pupils may not see that adjacent multiples of seven differ by exactly seven.

Show that each step in the 7 times table is adding seven to the previous multiple, reinforcing the concept with number lines or skip counting, use visual aids such as a number line.

### Keywords

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

Adjacent - Adjacent means next to each other. An adjacent multiple is a multiple next to another. It could be before or after.

### Licence

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## Video

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

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## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

you need to add 7

you need to subtract 7