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:

QUESTION 1 of 10

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

Work out the multiplication.

5 X 15 = __

Work out the multiplication.

5 X 11 = __

Work out the multiplication.

5 X 8 = __

Work out the multiplication.

13 X 15 = __

Work out the multiplication.

13 X 11 = __

Work out the multiplication.

13 X 8 = __

Work out the multiplication.

15 X 11 = __

Work out the multiplication.

15 X 8 = __

Work out the multiplication.

11 X 8 = __

Work out the multiplication.

6 X 5 = __

• Question 1

Work out the multiplication.

5 X 15 = __

75
• Question 2

Work out the multiplication.

5 X 11 = __

55
• Question 3

Work out the multiplication.

5 X 8 = __

40
• Question 4

Work out the multiplication.

13 X 15 = __

195
• Question 5

Work out the multiplication.

13 X 11 = __

143
• Question 6

Work out the multiplication.

13 X 8 = __

104
• Question 7

Work out the multiplication.

15 X 11 = __

165
• Question 8

Work out the multiplication.

15 X 8 = __

120
• Question 9

Work out the multiplication.

11 X 8 = __

88
• Question 10

Work out the multiplication.

6 X 5 = __

30
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