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How to Use Bar Models to Solve a Simple Multiplication Problem

Bar models provide a good way to reinforce the concept of "groups of" or "lots of" in problem solving involving multiplication. In this video we work through an worded problem question involving multiplication.

Year 3, Year 4

Multiplication, Bar Models

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