# 10x - 6x10 CanDoTables Mat

## Maths Resource Description

The CanDoTables Mat is a versatile educational tool designed to help students explore and reinforce their understanding of multiplication, specifically focusing on the relationship between the numbers 10 and 6. The mat encourages students to draw, derive, and deepen their comprehension of the multiplication concept through various engaging activities. They are prompted to dissect the multiplication of 10 by 6 into its constituent parts, using visual aids such as a bar, a number line, and an array to illustrate the process. The mat provides spaces for students to write and break down the equation 10 x 6 into additive parts, enhancing their grasp of multiplication as repeated addition.

Further activities on the mat challenge students to apply their knowledge in different contexts, such as determining the number of lettuces in rows, counting flower petals, calculating eggs in boxes, and identifying the number of different coloured stripes on a hat. By connecting multiplication to real-life scenarios, students are able to see the practical applications of their mathematical skills. The mat also includes true or false questions to test students' understanding and prompts them to think about the inverse relationship between multiplication and division. By engaging with the CanDoTables Mat, students can solidify their understanding of basic multiplication and related concepts such as grouping, scaling, and division.