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Understand Two Methods for Multiplication

In this worksheet, students will use two methods to complete multiplication problems.

'Understand Two Methods for Multiplication' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Multiplication/Division Problems

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Worksheet Overview

This activity is all about multiplication.



Work out

585 x 4 = ____



One method is to split 585 into 500 + 80 + 5 and use grid multiplication.


Grid method


Add up the orange numbers to get 2,000 + 320 + 20 = 2,340

The answer is 2,340


The calculation can also be set out like this:


Written multiplication


Which method do you prefer?


girl thinking


You can use either method in the following questions.

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