# Stage 2, mathematics, Year B – Unit 27

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

## Syllabus

Syllabus outcomes and content descriptors from Mathematics K–10 Syllabus (2022) © NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, 2024.

Students are provided opportunities to:

• develop, consolidate and apply derived strategies for multiplication facts to 10 × 10
• explore and apply the inverse relationship between multiplication and division
• explore and apply the associative and distributive properties of multiplication.

### Syllabus outcomes and content groups

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

• Whole numbers: Apply place value to partition, regroup and rename numbers up to 6 digits
• Whole numbers: Recognise and represent numbers that are 10, 100 or 1000 times as large

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

Represent and solve problems involving multiplication fact families

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

• Investigate number sequences involving related multiples
• Use known number facts and strategies
• Use the structure of the area model to represent multiplication and division
• Use number properties to find related multiplication facts
• Operate with multiples of 10
• Represent and solve word problems with number sentences involving multiplication or division

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• Mathematics (2022)
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