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Dive into the world of rapid calculations with our interesting "Multiplication Shortcuts Quiz." Challenge yourself with quick and efficient methods to master multiplication. Explore shortcuts and techniques that streamline the process, making complex multiplication a breeze. Whether you're a math enthusiast or looking to enhance your mental math skills, this quiz is designed to test and improve your multiplication prowess.

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## Multiplication Shortcuts Questions and Answers

• 1.

### What is the product of any number and zero?

• A.

1

• B.

0

• C.

The number itself

• D.

Undefined

B. 0
Explanation
The explanation lies in the fundamental mathematical property that when you multiply any number by zero, the result is always zero. This property is part of the multiplication operation in arithmetic.
If you take any number, let's call it 'a,' and multiply it by zero:

a×0=0

Regardless of the value of 'a,' the product is always zero. This concept is consistent across the real numbers and is a fundamental rule in arithmetic. It reflects the idea that zero times anything is zero.

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• 2.

### What is the product of any number and one?

• A.

0

• B.

1

• C.

The number itself

• D.

Undefined

C. The number itself
Explanation

The product of any number and one is the number itself.
If you multiply any number, a, by one:

a x 1 = a

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Regardless of the value of 'a,' the product is always the original number. This is a fundamental property of multiplication in arithmetic. Multiplying any number by one does not change the value of that number.

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• 3.

### How to multiply any number by 10?

• A.

Add a zero at the end

• B.

Multiply by 2 and add a zero

• C.

Divide by 2

• D.

None of the above

A. Add a zero at the end
• 4.

### What is the shortcut for multiplying any number by 5?

• A.

Divide by 2 and add a zero

• B.

Multiply by 2 and subtract 5

• C.

Multiply by 10 and divide by 2

• D.

None of the above

C. Multiply by 10 and divide by 2
• 5.

### What is the shortcut for multiplying any number by 2?

• A.

• B.

Multiply by 10 and divide by 5

• C.

Divide by 2

• D.

None of the above

A. Add the number to itself
• 6.

### How to multiply a number by 100?

• A.

Add two zeros at the end

• B.

Multiply by 10 twice

• C.

Both A and B

• D.

None of the above

C. Both A and B
• 7.

### What is the shortcut for multiplying any number by 4?

• A.

Add the number to itself twice

• B.

Multiply by 2 twice

• C.

Multiply by 2 twice

• D.

Multiply by 2 twice

A. Add the number to itself twice
C. Multiply by 2 twice
• 8.

### How to multiply a number by 1000?

• A.

Add three zeros at the end

• B.

Multiply by 10 thrice

• C.

Both A and B

• D.

None of the above

A. Add three zeros at the end
• 9.

### What is the shortcut for multiplying any number by 8?

• A.

Multiply by 2 thrice

• B.

Add the number to itself thrice

• C.

Both A and B

• D.

None of the above

B. Add the number to itself thrice
• 10.

### How to multiply a number by 25?

• A.

Multiply by 100 and divide by 4

• B.

Multiply by 50 and divide by 2

• C.

Both A and B

• D.

None of the above

A. Multiply by 100 and divide by 4

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