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I want to learn about: Mutiplication

Content about multiplication in elementary mathematics. Exercises, tutorials, problems, and teaching resources for elementary multiplication. Here you will find posts about multiplication to make learning mathematics easier and more fun.

Nov11

Multiplication of Decimals Using Money

Today we are going to better understand the multiplication of decimals by using a very common manipulative material: money. It is going to help us understand why multiplying by 10 moves the decimal position to the right. Equivalence of bills or coins with numbers First, we are going to establish the equivalence of each coin […]

Feb25

Pedagogical Justification of the Commutative Property

In this post, we are going to justify, in a pedagogical sense, the conceptual base of the commutative property and it’s most basic and practical applications. The first thing we need to do is review the concept of the commutative property. For this I have linked some older blog posts about this topic: Applying the […]

Jan28

How to Perform Multiplication Problems with an Area Model

In today’s post, we are going to learn how to solve multiplication problems using an area model. You will see how simple it is to understand this multiplication algorithm. Earlier with Smartick, we saw that we can represent multiplication with a rectangle whose sides have multiplication factors. Today I will teach you the area model, based […]