Determine and explain whether an equation involving multiplication or division is true or false.
Given the equation 27÷3=3×3 , it can be determined to be a true equation by dividing the numbers on the left side of the equal sign and multiplying the numbers on the right of the equal sign to see that both sides are equivalent to 9.
Instruction extends the understanding of the meaning of the equal sign to multiplication and division.
Clarification 2: Problem types are limited to an equation with three or four terms. The product or quotient can be on either side of the equal sign.
Clarification 3: Multiplication is limited to factors within 12 and related division facts.
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved