Multiplication Examples In the World Around You

Look for examples of multiplication in the world around you.

Example: A Box of Eggs

There are 2 rows of 6:

  • you can count 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
  • but it is easier to do 2 × 6 = 12

Sketch the multiplication you find, and show how it is easier to multiply than to count.

Look for things like ice cubes in a tray, chocolates in a box, tiles on a wall, paving stones, etc.

Your Example Your Sketch The Multiplication
    __ × __ = ___