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Basic Multiplication Lesson 4: Number 4

Here's an easy example:

4
×
1
=
4
 
        
×
  
=
        
 
   Empty Box   ForestGreen Box   MediumVioletRed Box   DarkKhaki Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     SaddleBrown Box   Empty Box   ForestGreen Box   MediumVioletRed Box

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


Here's another example:

4
×
2
=
8
 
        
×
    
=
                
 
   DarkCyan Box   Turquoise Box   DarkViolet Box   Aquamarine Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     DarkCyan Box   Turquoise Box   DarkViolet Box   Aquamarine Box   DarkCyan Box   Turquoise Box   DarkViolet Box   Aquamarine Box

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

        

        

   DarkCyan Box   Turquoise Box   DarkViolet Box   Aquamarine Box    DarkCyan Box   Turquoise Box   DarkViolet Box   Aquamarine Box

Try this problem.

4
×
3
=
 
        
×
      
=
                        
 
   CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box   CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box   CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box

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

        

        

        

   CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box    CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box    CadetBlue Box   RoyalBlue Box   Khaki Box   MediumPurple Box

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:

4×1 = 4
4×2 = 8
4×3 = 12
4×4 = 16
4×5 = 20
4×6 = 24
4×7 = 28
4×8 = 32
4×9 = 36
4×10 = 40
4×11 = 44
4×12 = 48


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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