How can adding help me multiply?
How can adding help you multiply?
Try thinking of multiplying as adding the same number together over and over again.
Multiplying by 2.
2 times something is the same as adding 2 things together.
2 x 3 is the same as 3 + 3. The answer is 6.
What about 3?
3 times something is the same as adding 3 things together.
3 x 4 is the same as 4 + 4 + 4. The answer is 12.
Multiplying by any number is the same as adding things that number of times.