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Wednesday 10th February

LF: To use the expanded written method to multiply 2-digit numbers.


Once you have mastered the grid method, it is time to move on to the expanded written method for multiplication.


Short multiplication




x  8

  24 (8 x3)

160 (8 x20)


Multiplication Year 3 Expanded Written Method

Complete the worksheet below using the expanded written method.  The first worksheet sets out the method for you so it might be a good idea to try one or two on this page first.  Try to challenge yourself to complete the final sheet once you are feeling confident.