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Area models and multiplication
Most of us learn to multiply eventually, but only a select-few actually understand what the multiplication represents. This tutorial, with the help of area models, will allow you to be part of this elite group.
If you're like us, you're a visual learner. Seeing a multiplication problem visualized using an area model really helps. Check it out!
Using graph paper we'll map out an area model to help us with a multiplication problem.
Use an area model to decompose factors and multiply.