Watch as students solve and then discuss an Equal Groups/Group Size Unknown problem. A student uses a level-3 multiplication and division strategy to simplify the problem and make solving it easier.
The video shows:
Practices that engage students in solving Equal Groups/Group Size Unknown problems.
One student decomposing the dividend to complete division with more familiar numbers and a second student describing the process he used.
How using a Groups Unknown problem encourages students to identify simple equations to solve problems.
“How can I get students to demonstrate an understanding of division using easier math?”
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