If you know how to multiply two numbers, you can do it!
1.) Line up the numbers
292 X
457
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Start at the far right. You multiple the ones decimal first, so 7 times 2 = 14
carry the 1 to the next column to the left.
1
292 X
457
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4
Repeat for 7 times 9 = 63. Since you have the carried over '1', add that to it, so 64 is the total. Just like before, carry the first part of the two digit answer over .
7 times 2 = 14. Next, add the 6 from the carry over = 20
Since you don't have any more digits to the left just put down the entire number.
You now repeat this but using the next left digit in 457.
5 time 2 = 10
Once difference is that you will keep shifting the numbers over to the left when you move to a new digit on the bottom number. Don't forget to carry the '1' and line it up with the middle digit.
1
292 X
457
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2044
0
Next, multiply 5 times 9 and add the '1' = 45 + 1 = 46
4
292 X
457
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2044
60
Next, 5 times 2 = 10 + 4 = 14
292 X
457
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2044
1460
Since nothing is to the left, you just put down the 14.
Okay, last number is '4' in 457. 4 times 2 = 8. No number to carry in this case.
292 X
457
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2044
1460
8
Next, 4 times 9 = 36 (carry the 3)
3
292 X
457
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2044
1460
68
Okay. Almost done. Just one more number to multiply. 4 times 2 = 8 and add it to the carried '3' = 11. Put down the 11, since there are no more columns.
292 X
457
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2044
1460
1168
You need to have your answers in that staggered pattern and make sure the rows all line up. All that is left to do is add up the numbers. If nothing is under a number you can treat it as a '0'. Don't forget to carry the ones when needed.
11
2044
14600
116800
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133444
All done!!!!