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# Multiplication

Multiplication is one of the four basic operations in arithmetic along with addition, subtraction, and division. It is a short way of adding or counting.

## Seeing Multiplication

The best way to learn how to multiply is to find out how multiplication works. Discover how multiplication works with the following simulations by GeoGebra.

## Count the Boxes

Understand multiplication by using this visualisation to count the number of boxes quickly using multiplication.

## Models of Multiplication

See multiplication using three models of number line jumps, array, and equal-sized groups.

## Commutative Property

Examine how the order in which we multiply numbers does not change the product.

## Multiplication Chart

A simple way to teach pupils how to multiply is through a multiplication chart. A multiplication chart is a table that shows the products of two numbers. Usually, one set of numbers is written on the left column and another set is written on the top row. Learn how to read a multiplication chart.

These printable multiplication charts are perfect for pupils to check the product of multiplication.

## Using the Multiplication Chart

Interact with the multiplication chart simulation below to learn how to use a multiplication chart.

## Multiplication Games

Maths games can be a fun way to learn multiplication times tables and division facts. Why not try these featured resources from Topmarks.

## Mental Maths Train

Mental Maths Train is also good for consolidation of times tables knowledge.

## Coconut Multiples

Coconut Multiples is a tablet-friendly maths game which can reinforce your knowledge of times tables

## Times Tables

Help reinforce multiplication with these fun and simple maths times table activities.

Multiplication Joke: Why did the geese do their multiplication on the floor?...Because they weren't allowed to use their tables.

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