# Multiply 2 two digit numbers using an area model

## Interactive practice questions

Let's use the area model to find $32\times40$32×40.

a

Fill in the areas of each rectangle.

 $32$32 $20$20 $\editable{}$ $20$20 $\editable{}$
b

What is the total area of both rectangles?

c

So what is $32\times40$32×40?

Easy
Approx 2 minutes

Calculate $10\times18$10×18 by completing an area model.

Calculate $26\times39$26×39 by completing an area model.

Use the area model to find $33\times22$33×22.

### Outcomes

#### NA3-6

Record and interpret additive and simple multiplicative strategies, using words, diagrams, and symbols, with an understanding of equality