Introduction: How to Multiply

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Great technique to help you with multiplication. Do you struggle with maths? This guide shows you a really simple and fail safe method for multiplying numbers together. Perfect for helping school children check their answers if struggling in class.

Step 1: Watch the Video

This short video guide shows a simple to follow technique toy help your multiplication skills.

If you're trying to multiply a number with a zero in it, eg 705 x 14, you can draw the zero as a line, to help draw he pattern, but draw it in a different color and don't count any of the line crosses on this line. Then go ahead and calculate the answer as normal.

Larger numbers can also be calculated using the same principle if you follow the same rules.


BhadriN1 (author)2016-02-18


smcmasters1 (author)2015-03-08

This is awesome! I'm an occasional math tutor, I wish I had known this sooner. It's so simple and easy to understand! I'm going to use this a lot!

Tater Zoid (author)2014-09-22

I never knew this trick and it's awesome.

seamster (author)2014-09-22

Very interesting. Thanks!

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