Multiplication Lesson

Multiplication Practice

Multiplication Review
Lesson #4: 3 by 1 multiplication:
There are a variety of ways to multiply large numbers. This year you will need to know how to do this on your own without the aid of a calculator. The very first step in multiplying large numbers is to recall your multiplication tables. When answering large number multiplication questions some people like to use the aid of a multiplication grid, as long as you are still showing your work this is fine.
There are many different new and unique ways to help you with your basic multiplication skills that I will show you here. You should use whatever method works best for you. Many people simply remember the multiplication tables by heart. Others use rhymes, songs, or other systems to help them remember the individual tables. You can think of multiplication as addition of groups. 2 X 5 = 2 groups of 5 (5 + 5) = 10
At the bottom of this page you will find downloadable work booklets for this unit.
Unit Vocabulary:
Product
Multiplication
Arrays
Multiplication Grid/Table
Place Value
Symbols:
X * AB
There are a variety of ways to multiply large numbers. This year you will need to know how to do this on your own without the aid of a calculator. The very first step in multiplying large numbers is to recall your multiplication tables. When answering large number multiplication questions some people like to use the aid of a multiplication grid, as long as you are still showing your work this is fine.
There are many different new and unique ways to help you with your basic multiplication skills that I will show you here. You should use whatever method works best for you. Many people simply remember the multiplication tables by heart. Others use rhymes, songs, or other systems to help them remember the individual tables. You can think of multiplication as addition of groups. 2 X 5 = 2 groups of 5 (5 + 5) = 10
At the bottom of this page you will find downloadable work booklets for this unit.
Unit Vocabulary:
Product
Multiplication
Arrays
Multiplication Grid/Table
Place Value
Symbols:
X * AB
MULTIPLICATION METHODS:
There are some simple rules to help you out with your times tables; 0 X anything with always = 0.
1 X a number will always = itself. 2 X anything will = double the number. There are other patterns you may be familiar with like 10 times tables (put a zero after the number), etc.
There are some simple rules to help you out with your times tables; 0 X anything with always = 0.
1 X a number will always = itself. 2 X anything will = double the number. There are other patterns you may be familiar with like 10 times tables (put a zero after the number), etc.
Watch These Two Videos! Great Review of Classic Multiplication Methods
The image below is another way of looking at the multiplication method discussed in the videos above.
Multiplication of Smaller Digit Numbers
Multiplication Grid/Memorization Method:
Array Method:
Number Line Method:
Finger Multiplication Method:
Multiplication of Large Digit Numbers
Japanese Style Method: (larger numbers)
This is one method for doing multiplication with larger numbers.