# The Column Method for Multiplication

## Practise your multiplication skills with this exercise that already has the calculation set out for you.

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This is level 8: mixed multiplication questions that get very hard indeed.

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## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 4 - Multiplying a two digit number by a one digit number

Level 5 - Multiplying two digit numbers up to and including 19

Level 6 - Multiplying two digit numbers up to and including 99

Level 7 - Multiplying four digit numbers by two digit numbers

Level 8 - Mixed multiplication questions that get very hard indeed

Exercise - Earn a trophy for completing 12 multiplication questions using the column method.

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