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Multiply without Memorizing

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In: Math skills

What you’ll learn...

  • Ways to multiply without needing to memorize
  • Different ways to look at groups of items
  • How groups can help us multiply
  • Different ways of solving multiplication problems

Course description

Memorizing the times tables isn’t the only way to do multiplication! In this course, we’ll look at a way of thinking about multiplication that will help you figure out the answers instead of trying to remember them. And figuring things out makes you smarter at math!

In this course you'll:

  • Look at groups of items
  • Learn how groups can help us multiply
  • Try out different ways of solving multiplication problems

The Multiply without Memorizing course is part of the ABC Everyday Numbers program. Visit for more resources and activities about building your math skills.

ABC Everyday Numbers was developed with support from Manulife in alignment with their Impact Agenda and commitment to driving inclusive economic opportunities.

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