Year 3
Arithmetic

Times tables

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How to learn your times tables

To: learn your times tables you need to practice, practice then practice some more.

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

Try: checking your answers using a calculator

Generalisations:

• any number (m) multiplied by 1 is the same as the number you started with (m x 1 = m).

• any number (m) multiplied by another number (n) is the same as (n) lots of (m ), examples: (2 x 7) = (7 + 7), (5 x 4) = (5 + 5 + 5 +5).
• any number (m) multiplied by another number (n) can be re-written using the commutative law for multiplication (m x n) = (n x m), examples: (2 x 7) = (7 x 2) and (5 x 4) = (4 x  5).

 Government guidelines (Year 3)       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 solve problems,including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects.   © Crown copyright 2013 Note this includes recalling previous years times tables knowledge

Times tables worksheets - Year 3 Primary maths resources, activities and worksheets

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 3, 4 and 8 Times Tables - rapid recall

Solve these multiplication questions

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