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Basic Multiplication Lesson 8: Number 8

Here's an easy example:

8
×
1
=
8
 
                
×
  
=
                
 
   RoyalBlue Box   Plum Box   Thistle Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Blue Box   MidnightBlue Box   Indigo Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     DarkMagenta Box   RoyalBlue Box   Plum Box   Thistle Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Blue Box   MidnightBlue Box

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


Here's another example:

8
×
2
=
16
 
                
×
    
=
                                
 
   DarkViolet Box   Cyan Box   LimeGreen Box   Navy Box   Fuchsia Box   SkyBlue Box   Empty Box   Green Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     DarkViolet Box   Cyan Box   LimeGreen Box   Navy Box   Fuchsia Box   SkyBlue Box   Empty Box   Green Box   DarkViolet Box   Cyan Box   LimeGreen Box   Navy Box   Fuchsia Box   SkyBlue Box   Empty Box   Green Box

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

                

                

   DarkViolet Box   Cyan Box   LimeGreen Box   Navy Box   Fuchsia Box   SkyBlue Box   Empty Box   Green Box    DarkViolet Box   Cyan Box   LimeGreen Box   Navy Box   Fuchsia Box   SkyBlue Box   Empty Box   Green Box

Try this problem.

8
×
3
=
 
                
×
      
=
                                                
 
   Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen Box   Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen Box

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

                

                

                

   Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen Box    Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen Box    Aqua Box   Coral Box   MediumSeaGreen Box   Brown Box   DarkOrchid Box   YellowGreen Box   SeaGreen Box   DarkSeaGreen 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:

8×1 = 8
8×2 = 16
8×3 = 24
8×4 = 32
8×5 = 40
8×6 = 48
8×7 = 56
8×8 = 64
8×9 = 72
8×10 = 80
8×11 = 88
8×12 = 96


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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