# 3 Times Table

Tricks and shortcuts for the Three Times Table.

## The 3 Times Table

1 x **3** = 3

2 x **3** = 6

3 x **3** = 9

4 x **3** = 12

5 x **3** = 15

6 x **3** = 18

7 x **3** = 21

8 x **3** = 24

9 x **3** = 27

10 x **3** = 30

11 x **3** = 33

12 x **3** = 36

## 3 Times Table Pattern

1 x **3** = 3

2 x **3** = **6**

3 x **3** = 9

4 x **3** = 1**2**

5 x **3** = 15

6 x **3** = 1**8**

7 x **3** = 21

8 x **3** = 2**4**

9 x **3** = 27

10 x **3** = 3**0**

11 x **3** = 33

12 x **3** = 3**6 **

Every other multiple is even.

## 3 Times Table Trick

Multiply by 2 instead of 3, then add the multiplier**5** x **3** = ?

Instead work out**5** x 2 = 10

Then add the multiplier

10 + **5** = 15

* Learn your 2 times table extremely well before using this trick!

# 3 Times Table Facts

- Adding the multiple’s digits will also add up to be a multiple of the 3 times table.

8 x 3 =**2 4****2 + 4**= 6 (6 is a multiple of 3 times table) - If every other multiple is
**even**, all the other numbers will be**odd** - Understand visually how this multiplication table works by colouring in a 100 square.

## Printable **3** Times Table

A printable multiplication table with useful table tricks.

* PDF Format

Colour the 3 times table on a 100 Square

Count on 3 at a time to find each multiple

## Practice The 3 Times Table

Print a worksheet for the 3 times table.

When you’ve mastered it, add division, the reverse operation.