In this introductory lesson on multiplication, Professor Perez explains the different ways to indicate multiplication and presents multiplication as addition. Students learn about the commutative property for multiplication and how to use addition and subtraction to learn multiplication tables. The lesson covers examples of multiplying numbers from 2 to 14, showing students how to determine the answer to each multiplication problem by adding or subtracting multiples of the number being multiplied.
Learn what multiplication means and how to multiply numbers.
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