Multiplication Strategies
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You can use different strategies to find multiplication facts.

You can use a multiplication table.
 

Use the table to locate these facts.

9 x 8 = 

7 x 6 =

11 x 10 =

12 x 12 =

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

1

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

2

2

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

22

24

3

3

6

9

12

15

18

21

24

27

30

33

36

4

4

8

12

16

20

24

28

32

36

40

44

48

5

5

10

15

20

25

30

35

40

45

50

55

60

6

6

12

18

24

30

36

42

48

54

60

66

72

7

7

14

21

28

35

42

49

56

63

70

77

84

8

8

16

24

32

40

48

56

64

72

80

88

96

9

9

18

27

36

45

54

63

72

81

90

99

108

10

10

20

30

40

50

60

70

80

90

100

110

120

11

11

22

33

44

55

66

77

88

99

110

121

132

12

12

24

36

48

60

72

84

96

108

120

132

144

 

Or you can use multiplication tables like this:

  1x0=0
  1x1=1
  1x2=2
  1x3=3
  1x4=4
  1x5=5
  1x6=6
  1x7=7
  1x8=8
  1x9=9
  1x10=10
 
  2x0=0
  2x1=2
  2x2=4
  2x3=6
  2x4=8
  2x5=10
  2x6=12
  2x7=14
  2x8=16
  2x9=18
  2x10=20
 
  3x0=0
  3x1=3
  3x2=6
  3x3=9
  3x4=12
  3x5=15
  3x6=18
  3x7=21
  3x8=24
  3x9=27
  3x10=30
 
  4x0=0
  4x1=4
  4x2=8
  4x3=12
  4x4=16
  4x5=20
  4x6=24
  4x7=28
  4x8=32
  4x9=36
  4x10=40
 
  5x0=0
  5x1=5
  5x2=10
  5x3=15
  5x4=20
  5x5=25
  5x6=30
  5x7=35
  5x8=40
  5x9=45
  5x10=50
 
  6x0=0
  6x1=6
  6x2=12
  6x3=18
  6x4=24
  6x5=30
  6x6=36
  6x7=42
  6x8=48
  6x9=54
  6x10=60
 
  7x0=0
  7x1=7
  7x2=14
  7x3=21
  7x4=28
  7x5=35
  7x6=42
  7x7=49
  7x8=56
  7x9=63
  7x10=70
 
  8x0=0
  8x1=8
  8x2=16
  8x3=24
  8x4=32
  8x5=40
  8x6=48
  8x7=56
  8x8=64
  8x9=72
  8x10=80
 
  9x0=0
  9x1=9
  9x2=18
  9x3=27
  9x4=36
  9x5=45
  9x6=54
  9x7=63
  9x8=72
  9x9=81
  9x10=90
 
  10x0=0
  10x1=10
  10x2=20
  10x3=30
  10x4=40
  10x5=50
  10x6=60
  10x7=70
  10x8=80
  10x9=90
  10x10=100
 
  11x0=0
  11x1=11
  11x2=22
  11x3=33
  11x4=44
  11x5=55
  11x6=66
  11x7=77
  11x8=88
  11x9=99
  11x10=110
 
  12x0=0
  12x1=12
  12x2=24
  12x3=36
  12x4=48
  12x5=60
  12x6=72
  12x7=84
  12x8=96
  12x9=108
  12x10=120
 


You can find a multiplication fact by "breaking apart" a fact.

Example:  8 x 12 = ?
"Break apart" 12 as ( 10 + 2 )
Then multiply  ( 8 x 10 )  + ( 8 x 2 )
                          
80     +     16

8 x 12  = 96
 

You can use a number line.


Skip count by 3s.

Skip count by 2s.

      Remember
Use different strategies to find multiplication facts.

Click on the apple for practice.

 
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