Area models and multiplication

2 videos
1 skill
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.

Multiplying: understanding by using area models

VIDEO 4:58 minutes
If you're like us, you're a visual learner. Seeing a multiplication problem visualized using an area model really helps. Check it out!

Multiplying: using an area model

VIDEO 8:47 minutes
Using graph paper we'll map out an area model to help us with a multiplication problem.

Multiplying 2 digits by 2 digits with area models

Use an area model to decompose factors and multiply.