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Multiplication Pencil and Paper Methods


Compact Multiplication videos to help you with this pencil and paper method

We have been also been thinking about a few golden rules to doing the compact method – take a look at Hannah’s guide. She left our school a few years ago, but she was an expert on this and her advice is still very useful.


Long Multiplication – when you wish to multiply together multi digit numbers.

The compact method is more efficient than doing the grid method, so learning and practising this way of calculating is very useful and important

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