Year 3
Arithmetic

Multiplication

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How to multiply numbers

To multiply numbers together you can use a variety of written methods such as the column method, or a number line; or you could use a mental arithmetic method.

Resources for physically multiplying numbers together could include: a 100 square, Cuisinaire rods, Numicon, Base 10 or simply use cubes or counters.

 Try using more than one method and practice checking your answers with a calculator.

 

Government guidelines (Year 2)

     Pupils should be taught to:

  • Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers.

  • write and calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division using the multiplication tables that they know, including for two-digit numbers times one-digit numbers, using mental and progressing to formal written methods

 

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Multiplication

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solve this multiplication question
using the column method