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Multiplication is the cornerstone of all mathematics. It's a shortcut for addition, and division isn't possible without knowing it. As one progresses through algebra, geometry and calculus, the importance of multiplication increases x to the nth power.😊 And math problems that contain multiplication are easy to work with since it doesn't matter which number comes first when you multiply.Â

What's more, numbers you are multiplying have great significance in our daily life, (10 fingers, 12 inches in a foot) as well as in history. For instance, the Chinese believe the number nine is special because it's associated with the Chinese emperor. The emperor's robes had nine dragons on them, officials were organized in nine ranks and the Forbidden City is known to have a total of 9,999 and a half rooms. It's a very royal number indeed!

Just know that by taking this quiz, you will help sharpen your brain function. And that's important since as we age, we donâ€™t just lose muscle over time â€” our brains can atrophy, too. Doing math in your head, learning a foreign language, even brushing your teeth with your opposite hand can help. So get ready toÂ flex that mind muscle! Take the quiz now and multiply your brain power.Â

Multiplication is easy, it's simply adding numbers together. so 2 x 3 means you have 3 "2's" or 2+2+2, which equals six.

Remember you can always start with adding the numbers until the entire multiplication table is memorized. For this equation, 3 x 4 means there are four "3's" or 3+3+3+3 which equal 12.

If you don't want to add up five "4's", it may be easier to add up four "5's" until the table is memorized. So 5+5+5+5 = 20

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We love multiplying with the number one because the answer is so easy to get. It's the number you multiplied it by. 1 X 3 = 3.

The number 10 is a favorite for multiplying. Just add a zero after the number that's being multiplied.

Eight sounds like "ate'". Maybe that's why foodies like this multiplication problem so much, Let's make it even better -- 8 doughnuts times 8 doughnuts equals 64 delicious doughnuts.

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It's easy to fill in the multiplication table on the zero row because you instantly know the answer. Anything multiplied by zero equals zero.

If multiplying this in your mind was difficult, break it down to 2 X 7 =14 plus 2 X 7 = 14 or 14 + 14 = 28

Remember, with the number 10 just add a zero after the number that's being multiplied. So 7 x 10 = 70.

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When you multiply by five, the answer to the equation has to have a five or a zero in the "ones" column. Just look at the multiples of five to see this: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, ...

We'll give a cheer if you got this right. The answer to this equation is right in the middle of the multiplication chart, where many people have some difficulties in recalling the numbers.

Seven and 11 are lucky numbers for gamblers. Keep that lucky streak going with the next few questions.

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The magic number is 36. Since it rhymes with and repeats the six, it's easy to remember.

The number three is a significant number in literature, especially when it refers to the triad (a set of three) such as beginning, middle and end, or heaven, earth and waters or body, soul and spirit.

With seven days of the week, the number seven has a connection with our daily lives. Seven is also a prime number, which means it can only be divided by itself and one, making it a special type of number.

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The number eight is considered to be a lucky number in Chinese and other Asian cultures because it sounds like the word meaning to generate wealth.

Are we still in your comfort zone? Are double digits harder for you? Then break the 12 down to 10 X 3 = 30 and 2 x 3 = 6 , then add together to get 36.

You're filling in the row for multiples of 2. So 2 x 4 = 4+4. And 2 x 7 = 7 + 7. Just double the number which you are multiplying by 2 to get the answer.

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Twelve is a very useful number because it is the total number of the hours of the day and of the night. It's also the number of inches in a foot. So practice those multiples of 12, you'll use them!

The number 24 shows up many times on the multiplication table. All three equations are correct.

Ten is an important number in today's society. You're someone great if you've made it into the "Top Ten". And in athletics (think Olympics) the competitors try to earn a "Perfect 10."

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In this case it may be easier to multiply 12 X 10 and then add one more 12 to it. In other words 12 x 10 = 120 plus 12 = 132. Or simply memorize it and no "tricks" are needed.

If you recall that all numbers that are multiplied by 10 have to have a zero in the "ones" column you got this right!

Whether it's a dozen doughnuts or a dozen eggs, we love our twelves.You probably memorized 144 since it was the last number you had to write when filling out the multiplication chart.

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The number nine was associated with the Chinese emperor. The emperor's robes had nine dragons on them and officials were organized in nine ranks. So nine became associated with nobility.

Since you have multiple choices possible, a fast way to answer this is by multiplying an easier equation, say 5 x 7, which equals 35. So you know the answer has to be smaller than 5. The only possible answer that would be correct is 4 x 7.

Time to set up a buzzer and test your smarts against your friends. The best part about multiplication is when you can impress others with your calculating skills.

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All of these numbers are multiples of seven. This took a litle more multiplication memory than the others!

If you guessed six, you were close but it is not a multiple of 88. Only the number eight is a multiple of all of these numbers.

Were you able to look at the numbers and realize you still get 12 x 8 with the other two equations? It's nice that in multiplication the order of numbers doesn't matter.

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We hope you didn't have to multiply each answer in your head to find the correct one. But if you did, good for you, there's nothing wrong with giving your brain a little workout.

We hope 13 wasn't an unlucky number. Just remember when you multiply by 10 you can add a zero to the other number to get 130.

Even if you had to figure out each equation to get the correct answer, doing math in your head can sharpen your mental abilities. You can thank us later. ðŸ˜Š

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Just by looking at the numbers being multiplied you could tell A and B would give you the same product.