Multiplication Patterns
Properties of Multiplication
2 digits x 2 digits
3 digits x 1 digits
Story Problems
100

3 x 10

30

100

Commutative Property of Multiplication

Associative Property of Multiplication

Identity Property of Multiplication

Distributive Property

7 x 10 = 10 x 7

Commutative Property of Multiplication

100

25 x 40

1000

100

685 x 4

2740

100

It costs \$20 for admission to the zoo. If a family of 12 wants to go to the zoo, what would it cost?

\$240

200

20 x 5

100

200

Commutative Property of Multiplication

Associative Property of Multiplication

Zero Property of Multiplication

Distributive Property

67 x 0 = 0

Zero Property of Multiplication

200

54 x 36

1944

200

564 x 6

3384

200

It costs \$200 for each person to travel to Florida for a family vacation. How much would it cost for a family of 6 to travel to Florida?

\$1,200

300

30 x 60

1,800

300

Commutative Property of Multiplication

Associative Property of Multiplication

Identity Property of Multiplication

Distributive Property

6 x ( 2 x 5 ) = (6 x 2) x 5

Associative Property of Multiplication

300

76 x 35

2660

300

486 x 4

1944

300

School buses use diesel fuel, which is an efficient and clean form of petroleum. One school has 60 buses. Each school bus carries 34 students. If all of the school buses are full, how many students are on the school buses?

2,040

400

40 x 50

2,000

400

Commutative Property of Multiplication

Associative Property of Multiplication

Identity Property of Multiplication

Distributive Property

8 x ( 3 + 2) = (8 x 3) + ( 8 x 2 )

Distributive Property

400

96 x 86

8256

400

684 x  7

4788

400

An airport serves 14 different airlines. Each airline schedules 45 departing flights each day. How many flights depart from the airport in one day?

630

500

600 x 90

54,000

500

Commutative Property of Multiplication

Associative Property of Multiplication

Identity Property of Multiplication

Distributive Property

4 x ( 9 + 6) = (4x 9) + (4x 6)

Distributive Property

500

79 x 46

3634

500

876 x 9

7884

500

Patrick picks 18 apples from each of 24 trees. How many apples did Patrick pick?

432

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