Which way round should I multiply two numbers?

Fin, Snoot and Plimble use multiplication to find out how many meebs they have for chess.

Which way round?

It doesn't matter which way round you multiply numbers. The answer is always the same.

2 x 3 is always the same as 3 x 2

Try it out by arranging objects into groups. Start with 2 groups of 3. Then rearrange this into 3 groups.

How many are in each group?

Which order should I multiply numbers in?
How can I multiply a group of numbers?
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