# Math Building Blocks: Chapter 2Multiplication, Division, and Exponents

Task: Write the diagrams in number form. Identify the math strategies. Create your own examples.
Learning goals: Use properties of multiplication to develop mental math strategies involving powers of ten.

2-2     Properties of Exponents (1) (downloadable pdf)

Task: Use exponents to translate the diagrams into number form. identify properties of exponents.
Learning goals: Discover and represent the property involving products of exponential expressions.

2-3     Properties of Exponents (2) (downloadable pdf)

Task: Use exponents to translate the diagrams into number form. identify properties of exponents.
Learning goals: Generalize the property of exponents from 2-2. Discover and represent a property involving exponents of products.

Task: Use diagrams as division expressions. Create your own diagrams and division expressions.
Learning goals: Learn how to represent division with Math Building Blocks.

2-5     Properties of Division and Multiplication (downloadable pdf)

Task: Represent the diagrams as numeric expressions. Describe the properties illustrated. Create your own examples.
Learning goals: Explore and describe properties of multiplication and division.