Multiplication Tips

10 Tips for Learning Multiplication Facts: 

Here are some tips I have found helpful for teaching students multiplication facts.

#1: Don’t try to learn them all at once. This can be very overwhelming to most students. Give them time to learn a little bit at a time so they can really master the facts.

#2: Learn the Zero and Ones first … they are pretty easy.   When you multiply a number by ZERO the product will be ZERO. When you multiply a number by ONE the number stays the SAME. Ex: 4 x 0 = 0, 6 x 0 = 0 , 6 x 1= 1 , 9 x 1 = 1.

#3: Master the twos next.   Any number times two is DOUBLE.   Ex: 4 x 2 = 8, 6 x 2 = 12

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