# Multiplication - Basic Drills and Powers of 10

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### Description

Multiplication is the basis for calculations that students perform beyond the early years of their schooling. Often these fundamental skills are assumed and students lose confidence in middle to senior years of schooling. This is evident in topics such as Algebra and Measurement.

This book can be used as follows

- a book to review basic multilpication properties and multiplication tables.

- investigate multiplication and division using powers of ten (eg. 10, 100, 1 000) and their multiples (eg. 20, 300, 5 000)

- complete exercises involving multiplication and division using powers of ten and their multiples.

- investigate multiplication and division using simple decimals (eg. 0.1, 0.05)

- complete exercises which are based on the whole numbers, 1 to 12. In each quiz the questions are of increasing difficulty, incorporating multiples of powers of ten.

- complete puzzles, from easy to challenging, which build on students' grasp of multiplication tables.