## Lesson: Using a Multiplication Table

Introducing the Concept

Students are introduced to a multiplication table in this lesson. They learn how to use the table to fill in the products for the factors 0 to 5 and 10.

**Materials:** transparency of a multiplication table and an overhead projector for demonstration; a multiplication table for each student. You may wish to use the transparency for the multiplication table in the Learning Tool 14 or 15 in the *Learning Tools Folder.*

**Preparation:** Prepare the multiplication tables with factors through 10. Label the top of the table *Columns* and the left side *Rows.* Leave the squares inside the table blank.

**Prerequisite Skills and Background:** Students should know the multiplication facts for factors 0 to 5 and 10.

- Display the multiplication table on the overhead projector.