How do you easily multiply 11 numbers mentally? [See question first please]
I got a problem asking me to find the tens' digit of the product of 4*5*6*7*8*9*10*11*12*13*14. It was 5 minute multiple choice test our teachers uses as a bonus test. I picked 0 and now that I checked it I know its 0. But how do I find the 10s place mentally. Easiest method get the best answer! Tje first answers might also get it!
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I can rewrite this as below.
Now whatever the answer of` 2xx6xx7xx8xx9xx11xx12xx13xx14` it will be multiplied by 100. That means two zeros will be added to end. Therefore in the final answer ones' is also 0 and tens' is also zero.
So your answer is correct.
Now your above question how to multiply easily by 11. You can use the following.
`33 xx 11 = 3(3+3)3 = 363`
You add the two numbers and write the two numbers on either side of that addition.
`66 xx 11 = 6(6+6)6 = 6(12)6 = (6+1)26=726`
When you have the addition more than 10 you can simply transfer tens' digit to left side.
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