Test Your Knowledge About Multiplication Shortcuts

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Test Your Knowledge About Multiplication Shortcuts

We multiply numbers all the time and that is because it's easier to do so than to simply add up large series of numbers. But even though it's the fastest way to reach a result, it can be tricky that's where shortcut trick come in handy. So, how many of these shortcut tricks do you know? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's a multiplication?
    • A. 

      It's simplifying.

    • B. 

      It's stretching one's number of opportunities.

    • C. 

      It's a mathematical operation where one number is multiplied by another.

    • D. 

      It's the same as addition but more simple.

  • 2. 
    What would be the first step into multiplying 43 by 63?
    • A. 

      Divide 3 by 9

    • B. 

      Subtract 3 on the first result

    • C. 

      Add 9 to the result

    • D. 

      Multiply 3 by 3

  • 3. 
    What would be the third step into multiplying 59 by 42?
    • A. 

      Add 10 to the result from step 2

    • B. 

      Add the results from step 2 with carry

    • C. 

      Add 10 to the result from step 2 without carry

    • D. 

      Add 5 to the result from step 2 with carry.

  • 4. 
    What would be the 4th step into solving 13*13?
    • A. 

      Add left hand side numbers, and write down to the left of 6.

    • B. 

      Multiply left hand side numbers, and write down to the left of 6.

    • C. 

      Substract left hand side numbers, and write down to the left of 6.

    • D. 

      Multiply right hand side numbers, and write down to the left of 6.

  • 5. 
    What would be the first step into multiplying a number by 9?
    • A. 

      Add 0 to the right end of the number.

    • B. 

      Add 1 to the right end of the number.

    • C. 

      Add 10 to the right end of the number.

    • D. 

      Add 9 to the right end of the number.

  • 6. 
    What would be the second step into the multiplication of a large number by 5?
    • A. 

      Add 0 at the right of the actual number.

    • B. 

      Add 10 at the right of the actual number.

    • C. 

      Add 10 at the left of the actual number.

    • D. 

      Add 5 at the right of the actual number.

  • 7. 
    What would be the third step into solving 2769*11?
    • A. 

      Add 7+6 +1 without carry

    • B. 

      Add 10 to answer 2 and add carry

    • C. 

      Add 7+6 +1 and add carry

    • D. 

      Add 10 to answer 2 without carry

  • 8. 
    What's the first step into solving 119* 108?
    • A. 

      Subtract 100 from one of the numbers.

    • B. 

      Subtract 1 from both numbers.

    • C. 

      Subtract 10 from both numbers.

    • D. 

      Subtract 100 from both numbers.

  • 9. 
    How do you solve 87*83?
    • A. 

      By adding the tens of both numbers.

    • B. 

      By adding the unit digits of both numbers.

    • C. 

      By adding both numbers.

    • D. 

      By subtracting the unit digits of both numbers.

  • 10. 
    What would be the first step into multiplying numbers ending with 0?
    • A. 

      Count end thousands from both the numbers.

    • B. 

      Count end tens from both the numbers.

    • C. 

      Count end zeros from both the numbers.

    • D. 

      Count end hundredths from both the numbers.