Same & Different: 4 & 8

Look at the two pictures. What do you notice?

A. 4 times 8 = blank. This can be shown as an array of 4 rows and 8 columns. B. Blank divided by 8 = 4. This can be shown on a number line with 8 groups of 4.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Make a third picture that shows a related equation. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.