LO: I can use the (expanded) written method for multiplication.
Well done for your hard work with addition and subtractions. Really impressed with how many of you remember the process. Great work :o)
We are moving onto multiplication and division this week. Today we are looking at the expanded method.
Watch the video to remind yourself how to do it.
There are 3 challenges again, year 3 aim for challenge 1 and 2 unless you feel confident and want to push yourself. Year 4 aim for challenge 2 and 3.
Top tips for the written method for multiplication
ü Put the HTOs at the top.
ü Make sure you follow the columns.
ü Always start with the ones column.
ü Break it down to multiply the ones and then the tens.