The 03 Times Table

Learning the three times table involves multiplying numbers by 3, or tripling them. Knowing how to do that helps with all kinds of maths at KS3 level and beyond. Even if you get all the questions right the first time you play this quiz, keep on coming back to it as you can improve the time it takes you to answer all the questions. Once you've memorised the three times table it will make multiplying numbers, and so your maths lessons, a lot easier!

There are many things that come in threes. There are three primary colours: red, green and blue. A triangle has three sides. Three-dimensional (3D) means that something has length, width and height. Three is quite an important number.

So, even if you think you already know the three times table, take your time and make sure that you read every question carefully before choosing your answer. Overconfidence can lead to careless mistakes!

  1. What is 5 x 3
    To times a number by 5, times it by 10 and then halve your answer
  2. What is 10 x 3
    To multiply any number by 10, just add a zero to its end
  3. What is 1 x 3
    Any number multiplied by one remains the same
  4. What is 8 x 3
    Pure gold is 24 carat
  5. What is 6 x 3
    There are 18 holes on a golf course
  6. What is 9 x 3
    You can work this out by first multiplying 3 x 10 and then subtracting 3
  7. What is 7 x 3
    21 used to be the age at which we became adults. Nowadays it's 18
  8. What is 3 x 3
    3 is the square root of 9
  9. What is 2 x 3
    Most dice have 6 sides - that's because cubes have 6 faces
  10. What is 4 x 3
    There are 12 months in a year - 4 seasons of 3 months

Author: Frank Evans

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