Multiplying Single Digits by Multiples of 10
Aligned To Common Core Standard:
Grade 3 Base Ten - 3.NBT.3
How to Multiply Single Digits by Multiples of 10 - Multiplying is always fun, especially when the result is in the form of a series. The multiples of any number are the result found by multiplying any counting number with that whole number. For instance, the multiples of 4 are; 4, 8, 12, 16, and so on. The easiest and interesting multiples are the multiples of 10 because they go on like 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, and so on. They are easiest to memorize, but is it also easy to play single-digit multiplication with them? In multiplying a single digit (1-9) with multiples of 10, the strategy is based on place value and operation properties. Here comes an example. 2 x 50 It is 2 times 50. In finding the answer, consider 2 rows with 50 in each row. Take a piece of paper and draw 5 lines, each representing count of 10 in two separate rows. Now count the lines in 10s. Like 10, 20, 30. Counting both the rows will give you the answer 100. And the answer to 2 x 50 is also 100. By using this trick, you can quickly multiply a single digit with any multiple of 10.
Printable Worksheets And Lessons
- Top and Bottom Step-by-step
Lesson- Single digit numbers times a double digit that ends
in zero. We work on both orientations.
- Guided Lesson -
3 horizontally, 3 vertically. Good practice for this level.
- Guided Lesson Explanation
- This one might be a bit drawn out just to make sure I fully covered
- Practice Worksheet
- 10 problems in different orientations.
- Matching Worksheet
- Match the problems and their products.
We use horizontal and vertical formatting here to make sure we cover our basis.
- Homework 1
- Homework 2- Find the products below.
- Homework 3- Write the number that would complete each equation.
A mix of orientations followed up by a little algebra starter kit for you.