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Multiply by tens
Multiplication 1 256
Description
Exercise Name: Multiply by tens
Math Missions: 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Multiply by tens exercise appears under the 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise has students multiply one digit numbers by multiples of 10.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Multiply the numbers: This problem has the student multiply two numbers together, one of which is a multiple of ten and the other is a one-digit number.
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    Multiply the numbers

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get both speed badges and accuracy badges because of standard multiplying by ten strategies.

  1. As an example of a standard multiplying by ten strategy, users can ignore the zero on the multiple of ten, multiply the two single digit numbers together, then insert a zero on the end of their answer.

Real-life Applications

  1. Multiplication is needed and used by mechanics for repairing cars by multiplying when they overhaul the engine, measure the pistons or just to put in a new gearbox or engine.
  2. By learning multiplication and memorizing the times tables, students provide themselves with essential building blocks to do higher learning math, like division, fractions and even algebra.
  3. Multiplication is necessary for a career in the stock market.

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