Alternate Strategies for Multi-Digit Multiplication - Math Coach's Corner

CCSSM 4.NBT.5 reads: Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. (CCSSI 2010) As we begin to introduce multi-digit multiplication, the tendency is …