Friday, June 5, 2015

Math - Week

I am blogging this because i'm very proud of it . It was very tricky at first but then I got it .
We are learning to use our multiplication strategies. 

SCHOOL GARDEN
This task is about showing how to solve multiplication problems.
Some students are setting up a school garden.
Do not use a calculator to answer the maths problems below.
a)   Hohepa planted 9 rows with 8 tomato plants in each row.
Show how to work out how many tomato plants he planted altogether.
9x8 =       splet 8 in half


9x4 = 36    9x4=36  ad them together

                                                                                        Answer: ____72______


b) Paul planted 7 rows with 20 carrots in each row.
Show how to work out how many carrots he planted altogether.
7x20 =

7x2=14 then add the 0 one
Answer: _140_________
c)   Iritana planted 5 rows with 14 lettuces in each row.
Show how to work out how many lettuces she planted altogether.
5x14 =

5x10=50
add them together
5x4=20
Answer: __70________
d) Doug planted 6 rows with 15 strawberry plants in each row.
Show how to work out how many strawberry plants he planted altogether.
6x15=            10 5

6x10 =60
add them together
6x5 =30

Answer: _90_________

I am blogging this because I am very proud of it. We had to tell you how to work it out and I got very confused, but I learnt how to use this maths strategy.



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