  # Multiplication Problems: Splitting and Adding Strategies

In this worksheet, students multiply two-digit numbers by splitting one of the numbers and adding the parts if necessary (the Distributive Law). Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Word Problems

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must multiply numbers together.  It may help to split numbers into parts before multiplying.

Example

Work out the multiplication.

15 X 12 = __

Split 15 into 10 and 5

Work out 10 x 12 and 5 x 12 and add the answers.

10 x 12 = 120

5 x 12 =   60

120 + 60 = 180

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