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An explanation for the use of arrays to promote the understanding of mental strategies for multiplication
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom
  • Lorraine Day, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Derek Hurrell, University of Notre Dame Australia
Year of Publication
2015
Abstract
This article provides a convincing argument for using arrays to promote students’ understandings of mental computation strategies for multiplication. Also a range of different examples that illustrate the benefits of arrays in the primary classroom are provided.
Keywords
  • primary school teaching,
  • mathematics,
  • mental computation,
  • arrays
Disciplines
Citation Information
Lorraine Day and Derek Hurrell. "An explanation for the use of arrays to promote the understanding of mental strategies for multiplication" Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom Vol. 20 Iss. 1 (2015) ISSN: 1326-0286
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/derek-hurrell/4/