Chapter 3 – Multiplication

Key Terms

  • Factors – The numbers used to multiply in a multiplication problem.
  • Product – The answer to a multiplication problem. The two factors multiplied together create the product.


1 digit x 1 digit (Easy – Fact Memorization)

2 digit x 1 digit (Somewhat Easy – Larger Fact Memorization)

2 digit x 2 digit (Medium – Algorithm/Mario Method)

This is where 5th graders should be.

Higher digit x higher digit (Hard – Algorithm/Mario Method/Partial Products)

Multiplying Decimals