Yes, I KNOW you know the TWO times table. And you know the zero and the one times table. But we have to do things in order otherwise everything will go wonky. It will run around like an orange knitted pig saying wonk wonk, wonk wonk, wonk wonk.
I have already told you that ONE times Something = the Something can be written in a special code like this
Well the two times table looks like this:
2a=(a+a) and you will be astonished to discover that with the three times table it would be
Doing the two times table is all about doubling. You take whatever number you need to times by two and you double it. Doubling is a very good thing to keep thinking about because it is useful in all sorts of ways. A few of which I will tell you about later. And because you already know the two times table you actually already know a bunch of other things.
Doing the two times table is also just listing all the even numbers and missing out the odd numbers.
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22
Knowing even numbers is very useful as well. There's quite an interesting thing to know about even numbers and the times tables. I'll talk about it in my next blog post.
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