Multiplication Strategies
Teacher’s Notes

These exercises and activities are for students to use independently of the teacher to practice number properties

Number Framework domain and stage:

Multiplication and division, stage 7, advanced multiplicative

Curriculum Reference:

Number, level 3

Numeracy Project book reference

These activities can be used to follow teaching episodes based on the activity ‘a little bit more/a little bit less, Book 6, page 15 with the strategy being applied to multiplication of a whole number with a decimal fraction (1 dp)

Prior knowledge. Students should be able to:

During these activities, students will meet:


These activities extend the use of ‘rounding and compensating’ and ‘place value’ to include simple decimals.

Practice exercises with answers:

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