HomeMaths Area# Short multiplication

05/04/2017

Learn how to multiply numbers by a single digit, including multiplying numbers with decimals.

Learn how to use the long division method called chunking to divide numbers by subtracting 'chunks' at a time.

Learn how to use the grid method to multiply numbers with several digits, by partitioning them and setting out each calculation in an organised way using a grid.

Learn how to divide larger numbers using a method of long division called 'chunking'. This method is great because it lets you divide a number using multiplication facts that you know well.

This video will show you a method to help you divide larger numbers by finding easy groups that fit into it. It helps with understanding how to divide in your head and with more formal methods you will learn later on.

Watch this video to learn how to divide a large number by a single digit number.

Once you are confident with short multiplication, this video will help you to multiply numbers by numbers with more than one digit using the long multiplication method.