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Basic Multiplication Lesson 6: Number 6

Here's an easy example:

6
×
1
=
6
 
            
×
  
=
            
 
   DarkCyan Box   DarkOrange Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Violet Box   BlueViolet Box   Chocolate Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     Thistle Box   DarkCyan Box   DarkOrange Box   MediumAquamarine Box   Violet Box   BlueViolet Box

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


Here's another example:

6
×
2
=
12
 
            
×
    
=
                        
 
   Indigo Box   SeaGreen Box   Tan Box   Fuchsia Box   Aquamarine Box   DodgerBlue Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Indigo Box   SeaGreen Box   Tan Box   Fuchsia Box   Aquamarine Box   DodgerBlue Box   Indigo Box   SeaGreen Box   Tan Box   Fuchsia Box   Aquamarine Box   DodgerBlue 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:

            

            

   Indigo Box   SeaGreen Box   Tan Box   Fuchsia Box   Aquamarine Box   DodgerBlue Box    Indigo Box   SeaGreen Box   Tan Box   Fuchsia Box   Aquamarine Box   DodgerBlue Box

Try this problem.

6
×
3
=
 
            
×
      
=
                                    
 
   DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru Box   MediumPurple Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru Box   MediumPurple Box   DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru Box   MediumPurple Box   DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru Box   MediumPurple 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:

            

            

            

   DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru Box   MediumPurple Box    DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru Box   MediumPurple Box    DarkSlateBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Purple Box   YellowGreen Box   Peru 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:

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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