Intro to multiplication (article) | Khan Academy (2024)

Use arrays and repeated addition to visualize multiplication.

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Intro to multiplication (article) | Khan Academy (2024)


What is the answer to a multiplication answer? ›

The result of a multiplication operation is called a product.

What is the best way to introduce multiplication? ›

The Best Way to Teach Multiplication | 5 Simple Steps
  1. Step 1: Start with physical manipulatives. Countable manipulatives turn multiplication into a hands-on concept. ...
  2. Step 2: Introduce skip counting. ...
  3. Step 3: Highlight the commutative property. ...
  4. Step 4: Drill and practice multiplication facts. ...
  5. Step 5: Work with words.
Nov 9, 2020

What answer do you get from multiplication? ›

Multiplication is basically the repeated addition of equal groups. In a multiplication equation, the answer to multiplying one number by another is called the product. The multiplicand is the quantity to be multiplied by the multiplier, which will give you a product.

Is multiplication a repeated answer? ›

Multiplication is repeated addition.

What is the basic introduction to multiplication? ›

In Maths, the basic explanation of multiplication is adding a number, with respect to another number, repeatedly. For example, if we are multiplying 2 by 3, that means 3 is added to itself two times, i.e. 3 + 3 = 6.

At what age should a child learn multiplication? ›

At a glance

Kids start learning multiplication in second grade, and division in third grade. These math concepts get more advanced as time goes on. Learning to multiply and divide is challenging for many kids.

What is the answer you get when you multiply? ›

When we multiply two numbers, the answer is called product. The number of objects in each group is called multiplicand, and the number of such equal groups is called the multiplier.

What are the four rules of multiplication? ›

What are the rules of multiplication?
  • Any number times zero is always zero. ...
  • Any number times one is always the same number. ...
  • Add a zero onto the original number when multiplying by 10. ...
  • The order of factors does not affect the product. ...
  • Products are always positive when multiplying numbers with the same signs.
Mar 10, 2023

What is the word for the answer in multiplication? ›

(The answer to a multiplication problem is called a product.)

Is the product the answer when you multiply? ›

In mathematics, product means the result you get after multiplying numbers together. The numbers that are being multiplied are known as factors. So, the final result is called the product when we multiply factors, whether they're whole numbers, fractions, or even decimals.

What is the answer which we get after multiplication called? ›

The result obtained after multiplying two or more numbers is called a “product”.

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