# Explain the relationship between multiples of three and six

I can explain the relationship between multiples of three and six.

# Explain the relationship between multiples of three and six

I can explain the relationship between multiples of three and six.

## Slide deck

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- All multiples of 6 are multiples of 3
- Not all multiples of 3 are multiples of 6
- Multiples of 6 are double the multiples of 3
- Multiples of 3 are half the multiples of 6

### Common misconception

Lack of fluency in the 3s and 6s times tables can lead to pupils being slower to grasp the generalisation about the relationship between the 3 and 6 times tables.

Use arrays and other representations to draw clear comparisons. Multiplication grids could also be provided while pupils become more fluent in recall.

### Keywords

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

Double / double - Doubling is the act of becoming twice as many.

Halve / halving - Halving means to divide into two equal parts.

### Licence

This content is © Oak National Academy Limited (2024), licensed on Open Government Licence version 3.0 except where otherwise stated. See Oak's terms & conditions (Collection 2).

## Video

Loading...

## Worksheet

## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

6

3

1 group of 6

2 groups of 6

3 groups of 6

6 groups of 4

6

3

18

18