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Basic Multiplication Lesson 3: Number 3

Here's an easy example:

We start with three boxes, multiply by one box, and now still have three boxes.

Here's another example:

We start with three boxes, multiply by two boxes, and now have six boxes. We take our three boxes two times to get six boxes:

Try this problem.

We start with three boxes, multiply by three boxes, and now have nine boxes. We take our three boxes three times to get nine boxes:

In order to do basic multiplication, you must memorize some equations but fear not: FoxyMath will help you! When you are finished with this lesson, you will know the following equations:

3×1 = 3 3×2 = 6 3×3 = 9 3×4 = 12 3×5 = 15 3×6 = 18 3×7 = 21 3×8 = 24 3×9 = 27 3×10 = 30 3×11 = 33 3×12 = 36

The following exercise will help you learn the above equations and what they mean. Please take your time: take whatever time you need to learn the material.

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