array

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

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.

factor

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

Ex: 6 x 1 = 6

mulitply

when you combine two equal groups, you can multiply to find how any in all (it's the opposite of division).

product

the answer in a multiplication problem.

Zero Property of Multiplicatin

any number multiplied by zero will have a product of zero.