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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).

'Multiplication Problems: Splitting and Adding Strategies' worksheet

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 = __

 

Answer

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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