Students often fill in a blank multiplication table by skip counting or successive addition.

However, these methods are limited in helping students memorize their multiplication facts and improve their math fluency. Here are two strategies to help students focus on memorizing their multiplication facts.

1) Use a blank multiplication table with the numbers in the rows and columns scrambled.

    • Click here for a sample.

    • To purchase an Excel file that will randomly scramble the numbers in the rows and columns, click here. The file will also automatically generate answer keys.

    • Pick from the following multiplication tables:

      • Two through eleven

      • Two through twelve

      • One through eleven

2) Flash cards that can be scrambled.