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.