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A) How does the diagram below show each factor and the product for 2.4 x 1.3?

B) Could this same model be used to show 24 x 13? Why or why not?

C) What would 3.1 x 2.7 look like using this kind of model? What about 2 x 2.8?

(Source: Adapted from Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, Sybilla Beckman, 2nd ed., 2008)



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