With tables already known ‘off by heart’, mental multiplication includes multiplying tens and units by units (25 x 6 etc) and units and tenths by units (3.4 x 5 etc). Square numbers will also be known. The standard written method of multiplication will be used efficiently when necessary with numbers up to 4-Long multiplication, digits by 2-digits.
Revise mental skills to help with fast, accurate calculating.
Multiples and Factors
Understand multiples and factors of numbers.
Primes, Squares and Cubes
Understand prime numbers and use square and cube numbers.
Revise written methods of multiplication.