# Teaching the concept of multiplication...

**Question description**

In a
brief essay (*suggested length of 3 pages*):

A. Explain the relationship between multiplication and addition.

B. Describe how understanding the relationship between multiplication and addition contributes to students’ understanding of these operations. For example, how does multiplication extend addition concepts (e.g., manipulation of groups for a total product)?

C. Explain the commutative, associative, and distributive properties using examples.

D. For each property, describe how it is connected to thinking strategies students might use in performing computations (e.g., counting by two’s or five’s, groupings or “many sets of” items, adding several equal groups together).

E. Provide specific examples of at least
**two** common conceptual errors.

1. Describe an instructional strategy that would
serve to correct and/or avoid *each *of these conceptual errors (1 strategy
per conceptual error for a total of at least 2 strategies).

2. Explain how *each *of the instructional
strategies serves to correct and/or avoid its associated conceptual
error.

F. When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

## Tutor Answer

## Review from our student for this Answer

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors