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Basic Multiplication Lesson 6: Number 6

Here's an easy example:

6
×
1
=
6
 
            
×
  
=
            
 
   DeepPink Box   SpringGreen Box   Aquamarine Box   DarkMagenta Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Lavender Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     DarkGoldenrod Box   DeepPink Box   SpringGreen Box   Aquamarine Box   DarkMagenta Box   DarkSeaGreen Box

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


Here's another example:

6
×
2
=
12
 
            
×
    
=
                        
 
   DarkOliveGreen Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Navy Box   SaddleBrown Box   Turquoise Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     DarkOliveGreen Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Navy Box   SaddleBrown Box   Turquoise Box   DarkOliveGreen Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Navy Box   SaddleBrown Box   Turquoise 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:

            

            

   DarkOliveGreen Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Navy Box   SaddleBrown Box   Turquoise Box    DarkOliveGreen Box   DarkGreen Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Navy Box   SaddleBrown Box   Turquoise Box

Try this problem.

6
×
3
=
 
            
×
      
=
                                    
 
   CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty Box   CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty Box   CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty 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:

            

            

            

   CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty Box    CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty Box    CadetBlue Box   Teal Box   PowderBlue Box   Gold Box   GreenYellow Box   Empty 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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