# Multiplication Tips and Tricks

Improvement of calculation speed is as important as enhancing your accuracy. Increasing your calculation speed is no cakewalk. In this blog, we will cover the tips and tricks which can be used to solve complicated multiplications. Multiplication is an easy task to do when you have 2 digits, 3 digits but when these digits tend to increase then it becomes quite complicated and time taking process to solve such problems.

### Multiplication by 5

To multiply any number by 5 and get results in seconds will save your time and help you solve complicated problems within seconds.

By using the above trick we can easily multiply any number by 5 and get the answer instantly.

### Example: 1762 x 5

Solution: 1762 x 10/2

= 17620/2 = 8810

### Example:35 x 11

Solution: The above question can be solved by using the technique explained in the image above:

=> 35 x 11= 5

=>35 x 11= 85

=>35 x 11= 385

### Then there are other interesting but not useful ways as well. For example: we can multiply using lines

In this way, you can use these multiplication tricks to save your time and solve the complicated problems that include lengthy multiplications. Do check out our other blogs to learn more concepts. You can also visit our website and start your CAT preparation for free.

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