Rebecca R. answered • 07/29/20

Elementary school math tutor with experience in Common Core.

Hello.

Another way you can check your "times 3" answer is to use repeated addition.

For example, 8 x 3 = 8 + 8 + 8

and 4 x 3 = 4 + 4 + 4

and 2 x 3 = 2 + 2 + 2

After all, multiplication is really just repeated addition. I hope that helps.