Multiplying by 3 micro-lesson
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If you’re trying to solve a multiplication problem where you are multiplying any number by 3, there is a trick you can use to help you solve these problems. So, we are going to look at 6 x 3 to look at this. So, to help us in our brains, first, we're going to think of what 6 x 2 is. So, to solve this, you can think of just doubling 6. So, think of what 6 + 6 is which is 12. So, we're going to think of 12 in our heads, but we know that we're multiplying by 3 not times 2, so you have to add one more. So, we're going to add one more group of 6 to this. So, you have 12 + 6 which equals 18, and that is the answer to 6 x 3.
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What is the answer to 10 x 3 ?1) 302) 33) 134) 33
What is the answer to 6 x 3 ?1) 182) 123) 64) 3
What is the answer to 3 x 3 ?1) 92) 123) 64) 15
What is the example equation used in the video?1) 6 x 3 =2) 12 x 1 =3) 3 x 6 =4) 10 x 3 =
Which of the following equations were not used in the video to help solve 6 x 3 ?1) 4 + 4 =2) 6 + 6 =3) 12 + 6 =4) 6 x 2 =
Can you use the double the other number and add one more strategy to solve 5 x 3 ?1) Yes2) No
Can you use the double the other number and add one more strategy to solve 9 x 2 ?1) No2) Yes
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