Multiplication as repeated addition on an empty number line – step 1

Now we will be using an empty number line to record the jumps of repeated addition. This step is important as it is the first step in a formal written method for multiplication.

When the children record the jumps, they need to be of a good uniform size and large enough for them to record how many they are adding on inside each jump.

Watch the clip below to practice this written method.

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