## CHAPTER 9: MULTIPLYING MULTI-DIGIT NUMBERS

**Lesson 1: Exploring Multiplication **

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about multiplication of multi-digit numbers.

**Goal**

Use your own strategies to solve everyday math problems.

**Builds Upon **

Student Book page 310

**Instructions for Use**

**Math Journey** allows your child to apply mental mathematics strategies and solve a given multiplication problem.

To use Math Journey, read the instructions on the opening screen. Select the “All Multiplication” combination or click all the check boxes under “Multiplication”. Click on “Begin the Game” to start your journey. Travel around the world by answering math problems using multiplication. The journey begins and ends in London, and has stops in 30 cities along the way. To board the plane to each new city, you must answer a math problem correctly. If you get a problem wrong, you have "missed your flight". Miss three flights and the game is over.

**Multiplication Step-by-Step Activity ** allows your child to demonstrate an understanding of multiplication using 2-digit number.

To use Multiplication Step by Step Activity, click on the “Start” button on the opening screen. The next screen features a problem. Break it down by multiplying the ones values first by typing the numbers in the white boxes to the right of the problem. Type the answer into the white box under the ones line in the problem. Do the same thing for the tens value. Click on the “Next” button at the bottom of the screen for another problem. If you need help along the way, click on the “Review” button at the top of the screen.