Short multiplication

Short multiplication

Year 6
Multiplication - Two digits by One Digit - Problem Solving
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  • KS2.Y4 – KS2 Year 4
    • Year 4 programme of study
      • KS2.Y4.N.MD – Number - multiplication and division

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y4.N.MD.5 – Solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two-digit numbers by 1 digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects

  • Year 5
    • Number and Algebra
      • Number and place value

        • ACMNA100 – Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies

        • ACMNA291 – Use efficient mental and written strategies and apply appropriate digital technologies to solve problems

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.NA – Number and algebra
      • 6.NA.3 – Describe spatial and number patterns, using:

        • 6.NA.3.b – Rules that involve spatial features, repeated addition or subtraction, and simple multiplication.

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • 4.NBT – Number & Operations in Base Ten (Grade 4 expectations in this domain are limited to whole numbers less than or equal to 1,000,000.)
      • Mathematics

        • 4.NBT.5 – Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • 5.NBT – Number & Operations in Base Ten
      • Mathematics

        • 5.NBT.5 – Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.