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 5) Pupils should be taught to:
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Solve these multipication questions
using the column method
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