# Stage 2 – Unit 7

This 2-week unit introduces the big idea that multiplicative thinking involves flexible use of multiplication and division concepts, strategies and representations.

Mathematics K–10 Syllabus © 2023 NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales.

Students are provided with opportunities to:

• generate and describe patterns
• use arrays to establish multiplication facts from multiples of 2 and 4, 5 and 10
• represent and solve problems involving multiplication fact families.

## Syllabus focus and content group

### Stage 2

#### Representing numbers using place value A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-RN-01

Whole numbers: Apply place value to partition and regroup numbers up to 4 digits

#### Representing numbers using place value B – MAO-WM-01, MA2-RN-01

Whole numbers: Recognise and represent numbers that are 10, 100 or 1000 times as large

#### Multiplicative relations A – MAO-WM-01, MA2-MR-01

• Generate and describe patterns
• Use arrays to establish multiplication facts from multiples of 2 and 4, 5 and 10
• Recall multiplication facts of 2 and 4, 5 and 10 and related division facts
• Represent and solve problems involving multiplication fact families

#### Multiplicative relations B – MAO-WM-01, MA2-MR-01, MA2-MR-02

• Use known number facts and strategies
• Use number properties to find related multiplication facts
• Represent and solve word problems with number sentences involving multiplication or division