## Introduction to Multiplication Part 1

Introduction to Multiplication Part 1
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Part of video series Multiplication
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Learn what multiplication means and how to multiply numbers.

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• What is the commutative property of multiplication?
• How do you multiply using a number line?
• What are some techniques for multiplying numbers?
Some different representations are shown, using a dot, an x, and parentheses. The basic idea of what multiplication means is explained with numbers and on a number line. Also, some techniques for multiplying numbers are shown. Many different examples are done in this video.
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