# 3.1 Introducing Multiplication

## Unit Goals

- Students represent and solve multiplication problems through the context of picture and bar graphs that represent categorical data.

### Section A Goals

- Interpret scaled picture and bar graphs.
- Represent data using scaled picture and bar graphs.
- Solve one- and two-step story problems using addition and subtraction.

### Section B Goals

- Represent and solve multiplication problems involving equal groups.
- Understand multiplication in terms of equal groups.

### Section C Goals

- Represent and solve multiplication problems involving arrays.