Introduction to Multiplying Whole Numbers

What you’ll learn to do: Multiply whole numbers and use properties of multiplication

Middle school girls playing soccer

Jamie coaches the Lakeside Middle School soccer team, and she’s hosting a soccer summer camp for her players and two other middle schools in the area. Each middle school will send [latex]16[/latex] players to the camp. Jamie wants to figure out how many students will be attending the camp altogether so she can make sure she has enough jerseys, snacks, and water for everyone. To figure out the total number of players attending camp, Jamie can use multiplication notation and multiplying whole numbers. Read on to find out how to solve these kinds of problems.

Before you get started in this module, try a few practice problems and review prior concepts.

readiness quiz


If you missed this problem, review the following video.


If you missed this problem, review the following video.


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