# What is multipulcation?

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###### January 03, 2011 9:35PM

multipulcation is a kinda math that you do but it is more difficult than addition or subtraction

Multiplication is where you have one number and enlarge that number by another number. Or another way of saying it if you still don't understand is: the first number is added to itself by how much the second number is. by So to make this simpler I'm going to give an example:

6 X 2 = 12

Now think of it as: Multiplication is where you have the number 2 and enlarge 2 six times. It is basically: 2 + 2+ 2+ 2+ 2+2= 12. Multiplication helps make the big problem a now small problem.

Hi, not the person who wrote that.

It is so you do not have to add something so much.

(example) 6*8=48

How? It is just adding 6 eight times.

I hope this is helpful!