**Multiplication is considered another form of addition and probably evolved
from addition.**

**For example: 5 + 5 + 5 = 15 or 3 x 5 = 15 or 3 + 3 +
3 + 3 + 3 = 15**

**There are a couple of properties of multiplication that are important.**

** 1) any number multiplied by one or a form of
one equals the original
value of the number. 4 x 1 = 4 In fractions 5 x (4/4) = 20/4 which
equals 5 This is because
4/4 is a form of 1. 4/4 = 1**

** 2) Any number multiplied by 0 (zero) is equal
to 0. For
example 34726165349825314 x 0 = 0**

**For practice multiply 467 by 23 and do it without a calculator answer
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