Summarize: Commutative: the ORDER in which you add or multiply numbers doesn't matter. Associative: how you GROUP the numbers when you add or multiply doesn't matter. Same kid friendly meanings for identity (how the number still sees itself in the mirror), inverse (opposite and upside down), and distributive (break a number apart).
There are many benefits to using the triangle flash cards: • They reinforce the concept of related facts. • They reinforce the commutative property. (2x3=6 and 3x2=6) • They enhance understanding of multiplication and division being inverse operations. • They make learning division facts MUCH easier and faster. • Multiplication and Division Triangle may be used for: ♥️ Individual Use ♥️ Small Group ♥️ Entire Class ♥️ Homework