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Basic Multiplication Lesson 5: Number 5

Here's an easy example:

5
×
1
=
5
 
          
×
  
=
          
 
   Orchid Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Coral Box   DarkOliveGreen Box   SaddleBrown Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     RoyalBlue Box   Orchid Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Coral Box   DarkOliveGreen Box

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


Here's another example:

5
×
2
=
10
 
          
×
    
=
                    
 
   Lavender Box   Aquamarine Box   Purple Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumBlue Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Lavender Box   Aquamarine Box   Purple Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumBlue Box   Lavender Box   Aquamarine Box   Purple Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumBlue Box

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

          

          

   Lavender Box   Aquamarine Box   Purple Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumBlue Box    Lavender Box   Aquamarine Box   Purple Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumBlue Box

Try this problem.

5
×
3
=
 
          
×
      
=
                              
 
   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow Box  timres     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow Box

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

          

          

          

   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow Box    DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow Box    DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Yellow 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:

5×1 = 5
5×2 = 10
5×3 = 15
5×4 = 20
5×5 = 25
5×6 = 30
5×7 = 35
5×8 = 40
5×9 = 45
5×10 = 50
5×11 = 55
5×12 = 60


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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