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### Course: Arithmetic>Unit 7

Lesson 2: Multi-digit multiplication: place value and area models

# Multiplying with area model: 6 x 7981

Sal uses an area model to multiply 6x7981. Created by Sal Khan.

## Want to join the conversation?

• How does using a grid help? The way I do it is a little more understanding to me
• using a grid can help you solve problem easily! :3 :3 :3 :3
• Is there a way to get more structure and information on these equations, because like other people responded on other reviews, I don't really understand the area model on these multiplication problems. If you can give me more instruction?
• I still don't understand the grid completely and for some reason can't use it well anymore...
• i dont get it
• What you need help with first?
• My teacher calles it the box metod.
• same bezma
• how does the grid work,it did not help me on the test
• you got this guys!
• Thank you! :)
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• I am confused what the grid helps with. Why can't you use addition right away? With this question I would add before using the grid, would that still work?