A) How does the diagram above 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)