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Rush Green Primary School


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Written Methods of Multiplication

The grid method of multiplication involves partitioning the numbers we are multiplying onto a grid. This method is particularly useful as it allows the children to see exactly how the calculation is broken down and can help develop the children's understanding. This will help the children later when learning the more traditional column method for long division. Blow is an example of the grid method being used by one of our pupils. 

Using the Grid Method to Solve 63 x 42

In the video to the below, Max, a year 3 pupil, demonstrates how he uses the grid method to multiply HTU x U.