Year 6
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 6)      Pupils should be taught to: Multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication. Dvide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context   © Crown copyright 2013

Multiplication worksheets - Year 6 Primary maths resources, activities and worksheets

 Multiplication

Solve this multipication question
using the column method