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From: deanna

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2001022022:09:27
Subject: mulitplications with fingers nines

	
when multipling using your fingers.  First place your plams down
counting left to right little pinky is on the left hand is one, left
ring finger is two so on to right pinky is 10.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

now if you have 9x7=  put the seven finger down.  The numbers to the
left of the finger are the tens so that is 60. Then count the fingers
to the right of the folded finger, which is 3. So the answer is 63  

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