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Basic Multiplication Lesson 7: Number 7

Here's an easy example:

7
×
1
=
7
 
              
×
  
=
              
 
   LawnGreen Box   Chocolate Box   Indigo Box   Yellow Box   Maroon Box   OliveDrab Box   DarkGreen Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     MediumBlue Box   LawnGreen Box   Chocolate Box   Indigo Box   Yellow Box   Maroon Box   OliveDrab Box

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


Here's another example:

7
×
2
=
14
 
              
×
    
=
                            
 
   Sienna Box   ForestGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Aqua Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   HotPink Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Sienna Box   ForestGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Aqua Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   HotPink Box   Sienna Box   ForestGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Aqua Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   HotPink Box

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

              

              

   Sienna Box   ForestGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Aqua Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   HotPink Box    Sienna Box   ForestGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Aqua Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   HotPink Box

Try this problem.

7
×
3
=
 
              
×
      
=
                                          
 
   Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen Box   Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen Box   Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen Box

We start with seven boxes, multiply by three boxes, and now have twenty-one boxes. We take our seven boxes three times to get twenty-one boxes:

              

              

              

   Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen Box    Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen Box    Magenta Box   MediumSpringGreen Box   BlueViolet Box   Fuchsia Box   Pink Box   RosyBrown Box   LimeGreen 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:

7×1 = 7
7×2 = 14
7×3 = 21
6×4 = 28
7×5 = 35
7×6 = 42
7×7 = 49
7×8 = 56
7×9 = 63
7×10 = 70
7×11 = 77
7×12 = 84


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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