Definition of multiplication table in US English:

multiplication table


  • A table of the products of two factors, especially the integers 1 to 12.

    ‘children sat at their desks reciting the multiplication tables’
    • ‘The seven-year-old's walls are covered with posters of her multiplication tables and the alphabet, while labels reading ‘le mur’ and ‘la table’ are stuck on to the wall and table.’
    • ‘You don't have learn the multiplication table.’
    • ‘The walls were painted dark blue and the walls were covered in posters of the multiplication table, and the class's work.’
    • ‘I have no idea if she's counting cars, doing her multiplication tables in her head, or even if she's awake.’
    • ‘Let's say we want to build a multiplication table listing all the multiples of positive integers from 1 through 12.’
    • ‘Gramsci saw that it was a serious error to discredit learning methods like phonics and memorization of the multiplication table as ‘outdated’ or ‘conservative.’’
    • ‘Do you even know the multiplication table or long division?’
    • ‘Arithmetic involves recognizing numbers and symbols, memorizing facts such as the multiplication table, aligning numbers, and understanding abstract concepts like place value and fractions.’
    • ‘Emphasis was put on ‘parrot fashion’ teaching with pupils asked to chant their multiplication tables.’
    • ‘My cheeks flushed scarlet at the upsetting turn of my thoughts, and I forced myself to recite the multiplication tables to force it from my mind.’
    • ‘My mother would tell me about the school she attended in the bush, and how the children would line up in twos to march into school, chanting their multiplication tables.’
    • ‘Thus, when a first or second grade student should actually learn the basic addition or multiplication concepts wholeheartedly and experience them, they have to rush it and memorize the addition and multiplication tables instead.’
    • ‘I get 15-year-olds who have never been taught the multiplication tables.’
    • ‘A multiplication table was something all students were expected to know by the end of the 1st grade in my childhood.’
    • ‘The work contains the first multiplication table in a Greek text.’
    • ‘Their study indicates that learning the multiplication table is akin to memorizing a laundry list, whereas learning how numbers relate to each other appears tied to visual intuition about space.’
    • ‘Nothing prevents Michigan from requiring its fourth-graders to know multiplication tables that children in Arizona aren't required to know until fifth grade.’
    • ‘Dyslexics have problems with things that need quick automatic responses such as multiplication tables.’
    • ‘We used to make little rhymes and songs while teaching them multiplication tables.’
    • ‘I was unfortunately weak in the multiplication table.’


multiplication table

/ˌməltəpləˈkāSHən ˌtābəl//ˌməltəpləˈkeɪʃən ˌteɪbəl/