Mental Math Strategies for Multiplication: Lesson for Kids


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Multiply these numbers without writing anything down: 5 x 124

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1. Mentally multiply 9 by 13.

2. Which of the following is the same problem as 36 x 24?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet to check what you know about mentally solving multiplication problems. This quiz contains several sample problems that you will be asked to solve without using a calculator or paper and pencil.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is designed to help you answer questions about the following:

  • Multiplying 2- and 3-digit numbers
  • Recognizing the expansion of a given problem
  • Applying the double and add strategy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as how to expand numbers in an equation
  • Problem solving - use what you learned to solve sample problems using mental math techniques
  • Remembering details - remember how to use the double and add strategy

Additional Learning

Add to your knowledge of this subject by studying the lesson called Mental Math Strategies for Multiplication: Lesson for Kids. Things you will learn include:

  • Why expansion is done
  • Rewrite numbers as fractions to solve multiplication problems
  • A trick to remember when multiplying by 9