# 12x - 11x12 CanDoTables Mat

## Maths Resource Description

The CanDoTables Mat is an educational resource designed to help students understand and practice multiplication, particularly focusing on the equation 12x - 11x12. The mat provides a structured approach to learning, with sections like "Draw it," "Derive it," "Deepen it," and "Dissect it," each aimed at enhancing the student's comprehension of multiplication concepts. The mat includes a variety of visual aids such as a bar, a number line, and an array to illustrate the multiplication process of 12 times 11, which equals 132. Additionally, it features blank spaces for students to fill in the missing numbers in various multiplication and division equations, encouraging active participation and problem-solving.

Real-world applications are integrated into the learning experience with word problems that connect the mathematical concept to everyday situations. For instance, calculating the total number of players in twelve football teams of eleven players each, or determining the monthly mileage of a car that drives 13,200 miles in a year. The mat also includes scaling exercises and challenges students to identify factors and multiples, further deepening their understanding. Questions like "If I know 12 x 11 = 132 then I also know..." prompt students to explore related facts, while true or false statements test their ability to verify equations. The CanDoTables Mat is a comprehensive tool that supports the development of mathematical skills through interactive and applied learning.