Multiplication is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic.
There are several ways to multiply.
Multiplier - A quantity by which a given number ( multiplicand ) is to be multiplied.
A quantity which is to be multiplied by another ( the multiplier ).
Assuming your child has received prior instruction and knows how to count from 0 to 10 and knows the exact value then its easier to speak to your child about the 2 terms and how to use them to solve problems with multiplication
As your child grows it learns about divisions
The opposite of division is multiplication
You can keep your child's interest in learning by not cramming too much information
KEEP ITS MULTIPLICATION SIMPLE
GET INDEX OR FLASH CARDS AND ...
A GIVEN NUMBER FROM 0 TO 10
ONCE YOU CHILD UNDERSTANDS THE TERMS
WITH THE FOLLOWING
WITH NUMBERS 1 THRU 10 ON EACH
PLACE ALL TEN CARDS WITH MULTIPLIER OF 1 ON TOP
PLACE THE NUMBERS OR CARDS WITH MULTIPLICANDS OF 1 TO 10 ON SIDE OR BOTTOM
1 X 1
1 X 2
1 X 3
1 X 4
1 X 5
GET SEPARATE CARDS WITH JUST THE NUMBERS 1 THRU 10
EXPLAIN TO YOUR CHILD THAT A MULTIPLICAND OF ANY NUMBER 4 WHEN MULTIPLIED MULTIPLIER RULES 1 FOR NOW IS MULTIPLIER OF 1 IS EQUALS SAME NUMBER
THEN KEEP ADDING MULTIPLIERS UNTIL YOUR CHILD UNDERSTANDS BASIC PRINCIPALS OF MULTIPLICATION
MATH IS FUN
ENJOY YOUR CHILDS EVENING