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