GED Math : Multiplication

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Example Question #1 : Multiplication

Multiply: 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply one digit at a time:

   

The product is 

Example Question #1 : Multiplication

Which of the following statements demonstrates the commutative property of multiplication? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The commutative property of multiplication states that two numbers can be multiplied in either order to yield the same product. Of the four choices,

demonstrates this. It is the correct choice.

Example Question #3 : Multiplication

Which statement demonstrates the associatve property of multiplication?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The associative property of multiplication states that when three numbers are multiplied, any two can be multiplied first and the same product will appear. Of the four choices, 

demonstrates this.

Example Question #4 : Multiplication

What property of arithmetic is symbolized below?

Possible Answers:

Associative

Distributive

Transitive

Commutative

Correct answer:

Commutative

Explanation:

The symbols show that two numbers can be multiplied in either order to achieve the same result. This is the commutative property of multiplication.

Example Question #5 : Multiplication

Menu

Above is the menu for a coffee shop; there is no sales tax charged on purchases.

Myoshi wants to throw an informal party. She wants to serve one large cafe latte and two butter croissants to each guest, and she wants to keep expenses at or below $200. Counting herself, how many people, at most, will be at the party?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since one large cafe latte and two butter croissants will cost 

,

this will be the amount Myoshi spends per person. She wants to spend at most $200, so, letting  stand for the number of people at the party, we can set up and solve this inequality:

There can be at most 23 people at Myoshi's party.

Example Question #6 : Multiplication

Multiply:

Possible Answers:

 

Correct answer:

 

Explanation:
 When multiplying numbers that have more than one digit, you follow the order below:
 
1. Multiply each digit in the first number () by the second digit in the second number (the in )
12a
 
2. Add a  in the units place under the  in 
12b
 
3. Multiply each digit in the first number () by the first digit in the second number  (the  in ) and put the product on the same line as the .
12c
 
3. Add  and  to get the answer.
12d

Example Question #7 : Multiplication

Multiply the numbers:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply the first number with the ones digit of the second number.

Multiply 54 with the tens digit of the second number.

Add a zero to the end of this number and add this number with the first number.

The answer is:  

Example Question #8 : Multiplication

Multiply the numbers:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply the first number with the ones digit of 15.

Repeat the process with the tens digit of 15.

Add a zero to the end of this number and add this number with the first number.

The answer is:  

Example Question #3 : Multiplication

Multiply the numbers:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply 26 with the ones digit of the second number.

Multiply 26 with the tens digit of the second number.

Add an extra zero to the end of this number and add this value with the first number.

The answer is:  

Example Question #2 : Multiplication

Multiply the following numbers:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Multiply the first number with the ones digit of the second number.

Repeat the process with the tens digit of the second number.

Add a zero to the end of this number and add this with the first number.

The answer is:  

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