Question Video: Multiplying Numbers in the Multiplication Table Mathematics • 3rd Grade

What is 3 × 6?

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Video Transcript

What is three times six?

In this question, we’re being asked to multiply three times six. Maybe you know how to count in sixes and your six times table. We’re learning how to multiply by three. So, we could write the multiplication expression as six times three.

To help us multiply these two numbers, we could use our number line. To multiply six times three, we could count in threes six times on our number line. We could skip count by three. We need to count forward in threes six times. Three, six, nine, 12, 15, 18. One times three is three, two times three is six, three times three is nine, four times three is 12, five times three is 15, six times three is 18. Three times six or six times three is 18.

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