Students will learn how to solve division problems by relating to multiplication, and vice-versa. First, students will learn how to solve mathematical problems.

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Next, students will learn how to solve word problems.

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Relate division to multiplication word problems by Khan Academy

Next, give your students this challenge:

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Conclude by leading this investigation:

McGuire the Gathering (Multiplication, Patterns, Proof)

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3.OA.A.3: Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

3.OA.B.6: Understand division as an unknown-factor problem. *For example, find 32 ÷ 8 by finding the number that makes 32 when multiplied by 8.*