Multiplication Vocabulary Check out some vocabulary on the next slide
Product The answer to a multiplication problem. Factor A number that is multiplied by another number to find a product. Ex: 4 x 6 = 24, 4 and 6 are factors of 24 Multiply - The act of finding the total number of items in a given number of groups when each group contains the same number of items. It is a short cut for addition. Array An arrangement that shows objects in rows and columns. **** **** **** 4 Example: 3 x 4 = 12 3
Vocabulary continued Set -a group of items. Times - to multiply. Multiple - the product of a whole number and any other number Ex: the multiples of 3 are 3, 6, 9, 12, 15. **** ****
If a crayon box holds 7 crayons, how many crayons would 2 boxes hold?
Can you think of a multiplication problem that shows this?