Arrays Around Us
Ask yourself…
• Why is it important to use arrays to help
me multiply?
• Where in real life can I apply this new
concept?
What is an Array?
• A group of objects arranged in equal rows
and columns
Use the following pictures of
arrays
to make equations
Challenge: Can you find 8 different ways to write
each equation?
(Hint: A Factor Triangle may help)
Back of Computer
Behavior Chart
Cubbies
Windows on Building
Awning of a Building
Shadow on Building
Playground Ladder
Playground Tic-Tac-Toe Game
Class work Display in Hallway
Lockers in Hallway
Lunchroom Cash Register
Hamburger Buns
Back of Computer Vent
Basket
Tabletop
Classroom Rug
Calculator
Challenge
• Look around your environment and find
arrays. Challenge yourself to create
equations to show the factors and
products of each array.