6: Advanced Additive - Multiplication and Division

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At the car park there are 12 cars in each row. How many cars would there be in five rows?


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Student: Five times ten equals fifty. Five times two equals ten. Fifty plus ten equals sixty.

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Students at the Advanced Additive stage are learning to choose appropriately from a repertoire of part-whole strategies. They see numbers as whole units in themselves but also understand that “nested” within these units is a range of possibilities for subdivision and recombining.