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Double Times Double Digit Multiplication

 

Problem:

 

 

     59

x

 

     42

 

 

 

Solution
Step 1:

 

 

  59

x

 

   42

1. Multiply 59 by 2

59 x 2 = 118

 

Solution
Step 1

Complete:       

 

 

    59

x

 

    52

 

 118 

 Write the product under the units place.

 

Solution
Step 2:

 

 

   59

x

 

    42

 

 

  118

 

2. Multiply 59 by 4.

59 x 4 = 236

                                   

Solution
Step 2

Complete:

 

 

   59

x

 

    42

 

 

  118

236 x

Write the product under the tens place.

 

Solution
Step 3:

 

 

   59

x

 

    42

 

 

  118

236 x

Add both these partial products.

 

Solution
Step 3 Complete:

 

 

    59

x

 

    42

 

 

  118

236 x

            2478

Write the product

 

 

 

Try two practice problems:

A.

 

34

x

 

61

B.

 

79

x

 

34



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