## Lesson: Using a Multiplication Table

Developing the Concept

In this lesson, students explore patterns on a multiplication table and use the patterns to complete the table.

**Materials:** partially completed multiplication tables from previous lesson

**Preparation:** none

**Prerequisite Skills and Background:** Students should know how to use a multiplication table to multiply.

**Wrap-Up and Assessment Hints**

Have students explain in their own words how to find a product on a multiplication table. Offer clues that will lead them to discover a pattern and ask them how they could use the pattern to find the products of greater numbers.