How to Solve Multi-digit Multiplication Problems Using the Box Method

Larger Multiplication Problems

You can solve multi-digit multiplication problems several different ways. In this video we will look at the “Box Method” (also referred to as a multiplication array or a variation of the distributive property).

This is a little more advanced example, $47 * 53 = (50-3)(50+3)$. This is an example of multiplying a difference of squares.