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Multiplication of a Two-Digit Number by an Amount

In this worksheet, students use a shortcut method to multiply amounts such as £3.99 by a two-digit number.

'Multiplication of a Two-Digit Number by an Amount' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Standard Units of Measure

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must multiply numbers by amounts such as £1.99 or £2.99 or £3.99 etc.

This is particularly useful when you go shopping.

 

Shortcut Method

17 × £2.99

First, we pretend that the amount is £3 and not £2.99

Multiply 17 by £3 to get £51

This is 17 × 1p too much, so we now subtract 17p from £51

£51.00 - 17p = £51.00 - £0.17 = £50.83

So 17 × £2.99 =   £50.83

Work out the following.

21 × £3.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

12 × £1.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

13 × £3.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

24 × £4.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

17 × £1.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

16 × £3.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

21 × £2.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

13 × £4.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

12 × £4.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

Work out the following.

23 × £2.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

  • Question 1

Work out the following.

21 × £3.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
83.79
  • Question 2

Work out the following.

12 × £1.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
23.88
  • Question 3

Work out the following.

13 × £3.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
51.87
  • Question 4

Work out the following.

24 × £4.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
119.76
  • Question 5

Work out the following.

17 × £1.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
33.83
  • Question 6

Work out the following.

16 × £3.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
63.84
  • Question 7

Work out the following.

21 × £2.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
62.79
  • Question 8

Work out the following.

13 × £4.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
64.87
  • Question 9

Work out the following.

12 × £4.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
59.88
  • Question 10

Work out the following.

23 × £2.99 = £
 

(just write the number)

CORRECT ANSWER
68.77
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