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Basic Multiplication Lesson 6: Number 6

Here's an easy example:

6
×
1
=
6
 
            
×
  
=
            
 
   Goldenrod Box   Aqua Box   LawnGreen Box   Magenta Box   SandyBrown Box   SeaGreen Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     Fuchsia Box   Goldenrod Box   Aqua Box   LawnGreen Box   Magenta Box   SandyBrown Box

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


Here's another example:

6
×
2
=
12
 
            
×
    
=
                        
 
   SaddleBrown Box   DarkOrange Box   DodgerBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   Purple Box   Green Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     SaddleBrown Box   DarkOrange Box   DodgerBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   Purple Box   Green Box   SaddleBrown Box   DarkOrange Box   DodgerBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   Purple Box   Green Box

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

            

            

   SaddleBrown Box   DarkOrange Box   DodgerBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   Purple Box   Green Box    SaddleBrown Box   DarkOrange Box   DodgerBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   Purple Box   Green Box

Try this problem.

6
×
3
=
 
            
×
      
=
                                    
 
   Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna Box   Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna Box   Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna Box

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

            

            

            

   Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna Box    Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna Box    Yellow Box   Olive Box   Aquamarine Box   Peru Box   MediumVioletRed Box   Sienna 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:

6×1 = 6
6×2 = 12
6×3 = 18
6×4 = 24
6×5 = 30
6×6 = 36
6×7 = 42
6×8 = 48
6×9 = 54
6×10 = 60
6×11 = 66
6×12 = 72


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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