LESSON 3 Multiplication Models and Strategies

Professor Peabody is covering the floor of his hallway with square tiles that are 1 foot on each side. The hallway is 32 feet long and 4 feet wide.

  1. Estimate the number of tiles that are in the hallway.
  2. Work with a partner to find out how many tiles Professor Peabody will need to cover his hallway.

Sharing Solution Strategies

Jason and Richard sketched rectangles to help them solve 32 4.