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Basic Multiplication Lesson 7: Number 7

Here's an easy example:

7
×
1
=
7
 
              
×
  
=
              
 
   LimeGreen Box   Turquoise Box   Cyan Box   Plum Box   Empty Box   SteelBlue Box   Blue Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     MediumTurquoise Box   LimeGreen Box   Turquoise Box   Cyan Box   Plum Box   Empty Box   SteelBlue Box

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


Here's another example:

7
×
2
=
14
 
              
×
    
=
                            
 
   Fuchsia Box   MediumPurple Box   Olive Box   MediumVioletRed Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Fuchsia Box   MediumPurple Box   Olive Box   MediumVioletRed Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box   Fuchsia Box   MediumPurple Box   Olive Box   MediumVioletRed Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   MidnightBlue 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:

              

              

   Fuchsia Box   MediumPurple Box   Olive Box   MediumVioletRed Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box    Fuchsia Box   MediumPurple Box   Olive Box   MediumVioletRed Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   MidnightBlue Box

Try this problem.

7
×
3
=
 
              
×
      
=
                                          
 
   Magenta Box   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Magenta Box   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen Box   Magenta Box   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen Box   Magenta Box   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen 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   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen Box    Magenta Box   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen Box    Magenta Box   HotPink Box   BlueViolet Box   ForestGreen Box   DarkKhaki Box   PowderBlue Box   SpringGreen 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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