Using a set unit cost students find total costs for given quantities, and find the quantity for a given total cost.

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Students' strategies can be used to provide some of the evidence of their learning.

This task can help with learning ideas for multiplication and division:

Fully multiplicative partitioning (Number Framework Stage 7). Fully multiplicative basic facts partitioning attracted students of equal ability to place value partitioning.

Using fully multiplicative doubling and halving, or a mix of multiplicative and additive strategies (Number Framework Stage 6).

Using doubling strategies involving some addition(Number Framework Stage 6).

Using only repeated addition (Number Framework Stage 5). Skip counters were of similar mean ability as repeated adders for this resource.

Using only array diagrams (Number Framework Stage 3).

Using grouping diagrams.

Learning Progression Frameworks

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