### Other Examples:

- What is 48 ÷ 8? "Well, 8 times 6 is 48, so: 6!"
- When asked “Each of these packages have 5 pieces of gum. How many pieces in 7 packages?”, a child answers "35. Because 7 times 5 is 35."

Solves many types of multiplicative problems, with flexible strategies and known combinations. Multidigit may be solved using combinations separately on ones and tens.

- What is 48 ÷ 8? "Well, 8 times 6 is 48, so: 6!"
- When asked “Each of these packages have 5 pieces of gum. How many pieces in 7 packages?”, a child answers "35. Because 7 times 5 is 35."

The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.