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Lesson 1: Multiplication as equal groups

# Introduction to multiplication

Let's dive into the concept of multiplication using the example of a squirrel collecting acorns. Together, we'll see that multiplication is all about adding equal groups together. We'll find that 5 groups of 3 acorns each can be represented as 5 times 3, which equals 15 acorns.

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• Is there a khan academy app ?
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• Is 150 divide by 0.25 equal 600
• Yes, because 0.25 is 1/4, and 150 divided by (1/4) = 150 x 4 = 600.

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• I can't do multiplecation
• That’s ok,a lot of people don’t know it.
• i like that very much
• what is the toltel of 9 groups of 8
• 9 groups of 8 are the same as 9 x 8.
9 x 8 is qual to 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 9
That is equal to 72.
• what is 1+1?
• one plus one can equal many things

like 2

and 11
• how do we do the 8s
• I do not know
• what is the square root of 2964?