# Maths Multiplication Shortcut: Multiplication of two 3-Digit Numbers

 Maths Multiplication Shortcut: Multiplication of two 3-digit Numbers Tips and Tricks to multiply two 3-digit numbers abc and xyz: Step 1: Multiply and write the rightmost digits(cz) of the two given numbers down. Step 2:  Now, do cross-multiplication(bz and cy) and add the products (bz + cy) and write down to the left of cz. Step 3:  Next, do cross-multiplication(az , by and cx) and add the products(az + by+ cx) and write down to the left of the previous result. Step 4:  Next, do cross-multiplication(ay and bx) and add the products (ay + bx) and write down to the left of the previous result. Step 5: Finally, multiply the leftmost digits(ax) of the two given numbers  and write down to the left of previous result.  (If necessary, add any final carry). Here is the quick formula: Note: If necessary, add any final carry Example 1: Find 123 × 121 Example 2: Find 263 × 152 Example 3: Find 252  × 314 Now, try the following questions: 148 × 163 635 × 195 216 × 143