Multiplication – About multiplication – pg.1/8
Multiplication: pg. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Contents:
pg.1…..Multiplication – About multiplication
pg.2…..Multiplication – Multiplication properties
pg.3…..Multiplication – Multiplying a number that contains multiple digits to a number that contains only one digit
pg.4…..Multiplication – Multiplying two numbers that contain multiple digits
pg.5…..Multiplication – Multiplying two numbers from which at least one is a decimal number
pg.6…..Multiplication – Multiplication Table
pg.7…..Multiplication – exercises
pg.8…..Multiplication – answers to exercises
About multiplication
The result of multiplication is called the product.
Multiplication is the result of adding one number with itself one or more times.
Let’s consider the multiplication: (read a times b) This means that we add a , b times
Let’s consider the multiplication: (read b times a) This means that we add b , a times
Because (commutative property of multiplication, shown below) means that
Example:
times can be written
and it is equivalent with:
or
When multiplying signed numbers, we multiply the absolute values of the numbers.

If the two numbers we are multiplying have same signs the result is a positive number.
Example:

If the two numbers we are multiplying have different signs the result is a negative number.
Example:
Multiplication: pg. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
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