Multiply 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers

These lessons help Grade 4 students learn how to multiply 3-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers, with video lessons, examples and step-by-step solutions.

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How to multiply a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number?

  1. Multiply by the number in the ones place.
  2. Put a zero below in the ones place.
  3. Multiply by the number in the tens place.
  4. Add them up.

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Multi-Digit Multiplication

Multiplying 3-digit by 2-digit

This video goes step by step though a standard method to multiply a 3 digit number by a 2 digit number.

Multiply 3 digits by 2 digits

Multiplication: 3 digits by 2 digits

Multi-Digit Multiplication

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