8 terms

Understanding Multiplication

Terms for Go Math chapter 3 (3rd grade)
a set of objects arranged in rows and columns.
Commutative Property of Multiplication
you can multiply two factors in any order and get the same product.
Ex: 2 x 3 = 6 and 3 x 2 = 6
equal groups
groups that have the same number of objects. Ex: 5 x 6 = 30. There are 5 equal groups of 6 in 30.
a numer that is mulitplied by another number to find a product.
Identity Property of Multiplication
any number multiplied by 1 is that number.
Ex: 6 x 1 = 6
when you combine two equal groups, you can multiply to find how any in all (it's the opposite of division).
the answer in a multiplication problem.
Zero Property of Multiplicatin
any number multiplied by zero will have a product of zero.