# What is multiplication 2nd grade?

## What is multiplication 2nd grade?

The right way to teach multiplication to second graders doesn’t start with memorization. Instead, your first goal is to help kids understand what multiplication actually does. Multiplication is repeated addition. It’s that simple! You add groups of the same amount together.

## What is long multiplication?

Long multiplication (or column multiplication) is a written method of multiplying numbers (usually a two- or three-digit number by another large number). It is usually used in Year 5 and Year 6 once children have got the hang of using the grid method.

How do you multiply a 4 digit number by a 2 digit number?

When multiplying a four digit number by a two digit number, each of the digits in the two digit number, starting with the digit in the ones place, will get their turn to multiply. You then add the two answers together to get your final answer.

### How do you explain multiplication?

Essentially, to multiply numbers is to add groups of a number. Multiplying means repeated addition of a number. (The number must all be the same before we can use it to multiply.) When you think of it this way, learning the Times Tables makes sense.

### How do you do multiplication problems?

Steps to multiply using Long Multiplication

1. Write the two numbers one below the other as per the places of their digits.
2. Multiply ones digit of the top number by the ones digit of the bottom number.
3. Multiply the tens digit of the top number by the ones digit of the bottom number.
4. Write a 0 below the ones digit as shown.

What is the sum of all the 4 digit numbers?

Four digit numbers =4⋅3⋅2⋅1=24 ways we can form a four digit number. Since it’s a 4 digit number, each digit will appear 6=24/4 times in each of units, tens, hundreds, and thousands place. Therefore, the sum of digits in the units place is 6(1+2+5+6)=84. Why they are adding 1+2+5+6?