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Multiplication Tricks!

Any number...

x 0 is always 0!

x 1 is always the other number!

x 2, just double your number! or count by 2's _____ times (fill in the blank with the number you are multiplying by)

x 5, count by 5s _____ times (fill in the blank with the number you are multiplying by)

x 7use the 7 times song -> (works up to 7 x 10)

x 9, use the finger trick 

x 10, just add a 0 to the end of the other number!

x 11, just double the other number (only works for numbers 1-9)

Don't forget, you can always draw bookshelves and books!
For example: 3 x 8  -> Draw 3 bookshelves (horizontal lines) with 8 books (tallies) on each and count them all up (how many books do you have in total?). It's easier to draw tallies because then you can group your numbers to count them up faster). 

You can also draw 8 bookshelves with 3 books on each. Either way gets you to the SAME answer! :)

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The answer both ways is 24!