Lesson 6 Relate Division and Multiplication
Let’s explore the relationship between multiplication and division.
Warm-up Number Talk: Multiply and Divide
Find the value of each expression mentally.
Activity 1 The Race
Lin and Han ran a 3 mile relay race as a team. They each ran the same distance. Draw a diagram to represent the situation.
Take turns describing to your partner how your diagrams represent the situation.
How far did each person run?
Activity 2 Where Do You See It?
For each expression, choose one of the diagrams and describe how the diagram represents the expression. Be prepared to explain why you chose that diagram.
Han cuts a 15-foot piece of rope into 4 equal parts. Decide whether each expression represents the length of each part of the rope in feet. Explain or show your reasoning.