Video : How to multiply two 2-digit numbers ?

We are going to introduce a very interesting shortcut from Vedic Maths called Criss-Cross System of Multiplication. If you use this technique, we can get the answer in 1 step. Lets see how to you this method of multiplication to multiply two 2-digit numbers.

The following video tutorial explains the shortcut in greater detail.




The following figure explains the complete steps involved in the criss-cross multiplication of two 2-digit numbers.

As you can see, there are 3 steps in getting the final answer. However, if you practice it, you can directly get the final answer.

Using this shortcut, can you obtain the answers of the following :

  • 32 x 12
  • 34 x 45
  • 56 x 98
  • 12 x 13

P.S : This is a video tutorial. There is already another article on the same topic, where I have discussed the criss-cross multiplication in greater detail with more example. You can read it here.

I hope you find this tutorial useful. If you have any doubts with this tutorial, please leave a comment or contact me, I would be glad to help.

Kiran Chandrashekhar

Hey, Thanks for dropping by. My name is Kiran Chandrashekhar. I am a full-time software freelancer. I love Maths and Mathematical Shortcuts. Numbers fascinate me. I will be posting articles on Mathematical Shortcuts, Software Tips, Programming Tips in this website. I love teaching students preparing for various competitive examinations. Read my complete story.

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