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Basic Multiplication Lesson 7: Number 7

Here's an easy example:

7
×
1
=
7
 
              
×
  
=
              
 
   RoyalBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Cyan Box   Aqua Box   Indigo Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     Coral Box   RoyalBlue Box   LimeGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Cyan Box   Aqua Box

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


Here's another example:

7
×
2
=
14
 
              
×
    
=
                            
 
   Aquamarine Box   OliveDrab Box   Tan Box   BurlyWood Box   DarkGreen Box   DodgerBlue Box   DeepPink Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Aquamarine Box   OliveDrab Box   Tan Box   BurlyWood Box   DarkGreen Box   DodgerBlue Box   DeepPink Box   Aquamarine Box   OliveDrab Box   Tan Box   BurlyWood Box   DarkGreen Box   DodgerBlue Box   DeepPink 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:

              

              

   Aquamarine Box   OliveDrab Box   Tan Box   BurlyWood Box   DarkGreen Box   DodgerBlue Box   DeepPink Box    Aquamarine Box   OliveDrab Box   Tan Box   BurlyWood Box   DarkGreen Box   DodgerBlue Box   DeepPink Box

Try this problem.

7
×
3
=
 
              
×
      
=
                                          
 
   PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy Box   PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy Box   PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy 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:

              

              

              

   PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy Box    PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy Box    PowderBlue Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Green Box   Lavender Box   YellowGreen Box   CornflowerBlue Box   Navy 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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