# Lesson 13 Multiplication Equations

Let’s learn about multiplication equations.

## Warm-up Which One Doesn’t Belong: Representations

Which one doesn’t belong?

## Activity 1 Multiplication Equation Match

Find an equation from the list that can represent each situation, diagram, or drawing. Record the equation. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

Andre had 5 pairs of socks.

6 hands were on the table. Each hand had 5 fingers.

There were 4 boxes of markers. Each box had 10 markers.

## Activity 2 Write Multiplication Equations

Write an equation that represents each situation, drawing, or diagram. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

A package has 6 pairs of socks.

Diego has 7 sections in his notebook. Each section has 10 pages.

Elena has 4 bags of oranges. Each bag has 5 oranges in it.

## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

There are 6 basketball teams in the gym. There are 5 people on each team. How many people are on the basketball teams in the gym?

Write an equation with a symbol for the unknown to represent the situation.

Find the number that makes the equation true. Show your reasoning.