Help! The numbers in our equations have run away and left their answers alone! In this lesson, students will review their math facts and knowledge to solve Ken Ken like puzzles and bring the numbers back to their places.
The distributive property is a great tool to help with mental math and simplifying larger multiplication problems. Use this scaffolded resource with your students as an introduction to the distributive property.
Your students are on their way to mastering large number multiplication, so now it's time to step it up a notch! Challenge your students with this resource that requires them to solve multiplication word problems using the distributive property.
Let your students explore similarities and differences between arrays, and help them understand the commutative property of multiplication. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a prelesson for *Parking Lot Multiplication*.
The distributive property means you can multiply a sum or difference by multiplying each number separately and then adding or subtracting the products. This worksheet will help your kids apply this important concept and set them up for algebraic success!
Give your students practice using the distributive property with this math resource! This worksheet will help your students gain a stronger foundational understanding of multiplication and increase their confidence in solving problems with big numbers.