Multiplication Tables

Multiplication Tables

Basic

Multiplication tables should be recalled from memory, up to 12 x 12.

A Multiplication can be calculated either way round, 4 x 3 is the same as 3 x 4.

In descriptions, a multiplication may often be indicated by other words, such as 8 lots of 8, or contains.

alt=12 x 12 times table

Examples

1. What is 5 x 6?

Answer: 30

From the times table, 5 x 6 = 30.

2. A box contains eight packets of mini chocolate bars.  Each packet contains seven bars.  How many chocolate bars are in the box?

Answer: 56

This is a multiplication, 8 packets x 7 bars = 56.