Tuesday, November 24, 2015

2-Digit Multiplication


This week in Class Connect we are learning how to multiply multi-digit numbers (2-digit numbers to be exact.

Let's review a couple helpful vocabulary words from this lesson...

Here is a video tutorial to help you understand how to multiply multi-digit numbers.

Don't forget the magic ZERO to hold your place before switching to the tens place!

When solving problems like this, it's very important to write neatly and keep everything lined up. By using a data box, all information will be in one place. The grid helps with lining numbers up before you add.

Here is an example of a data box. Thanks Matthew!

[click on the image for a closer look]

In math class this year, you have learned about partial products too.   When solving multi-digit math problems, use the strategy that works for you.

Thanks for the sweet graphics Mr. Elementary Math!

Here's a video to help understand partial products, if that's more your style.


Happy Thanksgiving!


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