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Demonstrate how to solve the following addition problems using models.

 1.     3 x 4                         2.     2 x 6


 3.    -3 x (-4)                    4.     -2 x (-6)


 5.     3 x (-4)                     6.     -3 x 4


 Rules?

Both same sign?     

Different signs?



Solve the following multiplication problems by applying the above rules:


 1.     -18.6 x 25.3                    2.     14.4 x 19.7


 3.     -25.7 x (-18.3)               4.     28.2 x (-17.5)


 5.     |-16 x 12|                    6.     |43.7 x  (-45.2)|


 Thought question:   Will |a x b| always be equal to |b x a| ?