More about the ‘tables’square, including square numbers.
Doubling and halving is still a powerful way to work out answers mentally.
A set of mental arithmetic questions aimed at multiplying numbers by 4 by doubling twice.
Multiply by 5 by multiplying by 10 and halving.
Multiples and factors: what they are and how to recognise them.
Quick revision of multiplying by 10 and 100, including 5-digit answers.
More mental arithmetic, doubling and halving multiples of 5. Should be a whizz if you are good at doubling!
Once times tables are known they can be put into use by multiplying two digit multiples of 10.
These questions can all be done ‘in your head’ but they also ask for explanations of how they were done.
All tables can be practised on the tables squares.
It's a good idea to time how long it takes to complete each square and look for improvement as tables are learned.
More speed tests on tables. Remember, the grid can be completed in any order. Most children like to start with the easy tables, such as the twos and tens.
The last set of speed practise sheets, with a couple of certificates at the end!
Revision of multiplying by 10, 100 and 1 000. Remember, it’s move one place to the left to multiply by 10.
More practice with multiplying by 10 or 100.
Word problems, using the skills learnt for multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000.
Explanations of different written methods of how to multiply larger numbers, leading towards a more standard written method.
Often known as 'short multiplication' this is the standard method of multiplying 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers.
Finding multiples of numbers and remembering that finding the product means multiply.