Calculation: Multiplication

Multiplying is just adding the same amount a number of times.

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Multiplication includes:

  • Explanation of multiplication as a method for repeated addition
  • Multiplication methods, including shortcuts for multiplying by 10, 100 and 1,000
  • Worked examples of multiplication in everyday settings
  • Activities to practise multiplication methods and shortcuts

Downloadable Factsheets

Introduction to multiplication
Multiplication: Splitting method
Multiplication tips
Multiplication revision
Multiplication glossary
Multiplication shortcuts
Multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000

Downloadable worksheets

Matching mulitplication
Multiplication triangles
Multiplication: Matching activity
Multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000: metric measure
Multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000
Multiplying decimals investigation
Multiplying by 1000
Rounding up
Doubling
Pairing multiplication sums
Multiplication investigation
Multiplying by 100
Grid method multiplication
Changing the order
Multiplying tens then ones
Multiplying by 10

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