Unit 1, Lesson 2# Multiplication terms and notation

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In this lesson, and throughout the unit, teachers should use the precise structure of the expression: the first factor represents the number of groups and the second factor represents the number of objects in each group. Students will use symbols and mathematical terms to describe equal group situations in multiple ways. Use mathematical terms and notation to describe situations of equal groups from the previous lesson Lesson 2 introduces the terms and symbolic notation used to describe multiplication as equal groups. introduced to the abbreviation a × b to represent the number of objects in a equal groups of b objects each.