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Learn how to multiply by 10’s, 100’s & 1000’s, with step by step examples. Homework help for kids learning Maths in Key Stage 2 (KS2), Year 4.

## Multiplying by tens, hundreds and thousands

To times by ten you add a ‘0’ from the 10 to the number your are multiplying it by to get the answer.

5 x 10 = 50

To times by one hundred you add two ‘0’ from the 100 to the number you are multiplying it by to get the answer.

3 x 100 = 300

To times by one thousand you add three ‘0’ from the 1000 to the number you are multiplying it by to get the answer.

6 x 1000 = 6000

You can now work out any sum which is multiplied by 10, 100 or 1000.

56 x 100 = 5600

Here you just at two ‘0’ from the 100 to 56 to get the correct answer.

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