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Multiplying a 3-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number

In this worksheet, students multiply a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number.

'Multiplying a 3-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Multiplication and Division

Curriculum subtopic:   Multiply Numbers to Four Digits

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will multiply a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number.

This can be achieved using long multiplication.

 

e.g. Work out 539 x 34.

 

Step 1: Multiply 539 x 4 = 2156.

Step 2: Multiply 539 x 30 = 16170.

Step 3: Add the numbers together for the answer. 2156 + 16170 = 18 326

 

  Answer
 
×     5 3 9
      3 4
539 × 4    2 1 5 6
539 × 30  1 6 1 7 0
  1 8 3 2 6

  

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