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Basic Multiplication Lesson 6: Number 6

Here's an easy example:

6
×
1
=
6
 
            
×
  
=
            
 
   Plum Box   HotPink Box   DarkGreen Box   Goldenrod Box   Khaki Box   SandyBrown Box  times     Black Box Box  equals     MediumPurple Box   Plum Box   HotPink Box   DarkGreen Box   Goldenrod Box   Khaki Box

We start with six boxes, multiply by one box, and now still have six boxes.


Here's another example:

6
×
2
=
12
 
            
×
    
=
                        
 
   Chartreuse Box   DarkKhaki Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   Tan Box   LimeGreen Box   DarkGoldenrod Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     Chartreuse Box   DarkKhaki Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   Tan Box   LimeGreen Box   DarkGoldenrod Box   Chartreuse Box   DarkKhaki Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   Tan Box   LimeGreen Box   DarkGoldenrod Box

We start with six boxes, multiply by two boxes, and now have twelve boxes. We take our six boxes two times to get twelve boxes:

            

            

   Chartreuse Box   DarkKhaki Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   Tan Box   LimeGreen Box   DarkGoldenrod Box    Chartreuse Box   DarkKhaki Box   DeepSkyBlue Box   Tan Box   LimeGreen Box   DarkGoldenrod Box

Try this problem.

6
×
3
=
 
            
×
      
=
                                    
 
   CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box  times     Black Box Box   Black Box Box   Black Box Box  equals     CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box   CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box   CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box

We start with six boxes, multiply by three boxes, and now have eighteen boxes. We take our six boxes three times to get eighteen boxes:

            

            

            

   CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box    CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box    CornflowerBlue Box   MediumOrchid Box   Fuchsia Box   Indigo Box   MediumTurquoise Box   Sienna Box

In order to do basic multiplication, you must memorize some equations but fear not: FoxyMath will help you! When you are finished with this lesson, you will know the following equations:

6×1 = 6
6×2 = 12
6×3 = 18
6×4 = 24
6×5 = 30
6×6 = 36
6×7 = 42
6×8 = 48
6×9 = 54
6×10 = 60
6×11 = 66
6×12 = 72


The following exercise will help you learn the above equations and what they mean. Please take your time: take whatever time you need to learn the material.

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