Multiples of Three

Contributor: Meghan Vestal. Lesson ID: 11320

If you've been following this series, you've had multiple practice exercises with times tables. There are no tricks for the three-times table, but you've got this!


Arithmetic, Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Whole Numbers and Operations

learning style
Auditory, Visual
personality style
Lion, Beaver
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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One four-leaf clover is lucky.

  • If you had three four-leaf clovers, how many lucky leaves would you have?

three four-leaf clovers

3 x 4 = ?

  • Do you know the three-times tables?

You are successfully moving your way through the multiplication tables!

In the previous Related Lessons, you have learned multiples of two, five, ten, and eleven. Review what you have learned.

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Remember, you must master these multiplication tables before learning a new set.

If you need to go back and practice, find the Related Lesson for the multiples you need to practice in the right-hand sidebar.

In this lesson, you will master the three-times tables.

Look at the multiplication table below. The three-times column and row have been highlighted.

  • What do you observe when you look at multiples of three?

multiplication chart

  • Did you find any patterns or repeated numbers?

Unlike many times tables, multiples of three do not offer special tricks or tips to help you memorize them. This means you may need to spend a little extra time practicing your three multiplication facts.

Begin with this fun video and song. Watch it two or three times until the song starts to stick in your head!

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Now, groove on over to the Got It? section to make some study aids!

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