As with addition and subtraction, when multiplying whole numbers you must be accurate and quick with your calculations. You need to be totally comfortable with the multiplication tables. If you are slow with any of this or make mistakes, your score on the math tests will be low.
Here is the multiplication table. You absolutely must have this down cold. Memorize it to give yourself the confidence needed to score well on the math items.
Multiply the following.
12 × 3 =
7 × 8 =
8 × ...