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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).

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'Multiplication Problems: Splitting and Adding Strategies' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Word Problems

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Worksheet Overview

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



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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