Multiplication equal groups identification training quizzes

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How to identify multiplication expressions for equal groups

Let’s use this example one more time: We have 3 tulips in each of 4 vases. How many tulips are there in all?

As you can see, the video shows a representation of 4 groups containing each 3 objects; in another words, the video shows exactly 3 tulips in each of 4 vases.

In this case, we have 3 x 4 which is the multiplication expression of our problem. By using skip counting to find all the tulips number, we have 3, 6, 9 & 12.

Four vases (4) with each (X) three tulips (3) = 4 x 3 = 12 tulips

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A simple principle to identify multiplication expressions for equal groups

Understand how to identify multiplication expression with multiplication equal groups identification training quizzes. Identify multiplication expressions for equal groups is quite simple while using this fundamental secret.
As you know, equal groups mean that we have the same number of objects or elements in each group.

Let’s using the following example:

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Basics and principle for identifying multiplication expressions for equal groups

  1. Count all the groups of objects
    In our example, we have 6 groups of peaches.
  2. Determine how many objects are there in each group
    We determine the number of objects or elements in each group. We can see 4 peaches in each group.
  3. Write or identify the multiplication expression
    6 groups each (x) with 4 peaches = 6 x 4

As we can see, is quite simple to identify multiplication expression for equal groups. In only 3 steps, counting groups and objects in each group, we easily write multiplication expression. This is what you have to apply with these Multiplication equal groups identification training quizzes

Find the sum of a multiplication expression using equal groups method

You can apply the same principle with all equal groups to identify or write multiplication expression as we did on this example. In the same way, you can represent multiplication expression with equal groups to help you find its sum.
In that case, you should use skip counting for the last step; find the sum of multiplication expression.

6 x 4 = (4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24) – The answer is 24 peaches