How to group and re-group

Multiplication gamesLearn how group and re-group multiplication sums with step by step examples. Homework help for kids learning Maths in Key Stage 2 (KS2), Year 6 in Primary School.

Grouping and re-grouping multiplication sums

Brackets around numbers show which part of the sum should be done first.

(3 x 4) x 5 =

First work out the sum in the brackets.

3 x 4 = 12

Replace this in the sum where the brackets were.

12 x 5 = 60