## Lesson: Using a Multiplication Table to Divide

Developing the Concept

In this lesson, students use a multiplication table to explore the relationship between missing factors in multiplication and quotients in division.

**Materials:** transparency of multiplication table (use the table from Learning Tool 14 or 15 in the *Learning Tools Folder*) and overhead projector for demonstration; multiplication table for each student

**Preparation:** Students can use the multiplication tables they made earlier, make new tables, or use Learning Tool 14 or 15 in the *Learning Tools Folder.*

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

**Wrap-Up and Assessment Hints**

You can determine whether students understand how to use a multiplication table to multiply and divide by having them use their own words to explain the procedure they follow. Show students a variety of multiplication sentences with missing factors and have them tell you the related division sentences.