In this activity, we are looking at multiplication using pictures.
Look at this picture of a block of flats.
It is 3 storeys high. It has 3 floors.
Which block of flats is 2 times as high?
The original is 3 storeys high.
The blue one is 2 x 3 = 6 storeys high.
The blue one is 2 times as high as the original one.
Let's have a look at some questions now.