Multiplication is one of the trickiest operation that has always troubled the kids. We learnt many multiplication methods in Vedic System till now but “Special Method”, as the name suggests, is used when the problem we are dealing can be solved in a smarter way rather than following the general method.

In this section, we are going to study some special methods of multiplication which saves lot of time and can be done mentally too.

  1. Multiplication by 9
  2. Multiplication by 11
  3. First Figures are Same and Last Figure Adds to 10, 100, and so on, i.e. Multiply ab x ac where b+c=10
  4. First Figure Adds to 10 and Last Figures are Same, Multiply ba x ca where b+c=10
  5. Multiply by 99, 999, etc
  6. Using the Average to Multiply