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Shape Products

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Shape Products printable worksheet
Shape Products printable worksheet - extra clues

The coloured shapes stand for eleven of the numbers from $0$ to $12$. Each shape is a different number.

Can you work out what they are from the multiplications below?  

  A   B
  C   D
  E   F
  G   H

If you need some more clues, click below to reveal four more multiplications:


  I   J
  K   L


Once you have worked out the value of each shape above, take a look at the two multiplications below:

Can you work out the value of the shapes in each product?








This activity originally featured in the hands-on Brain Buster Maths Boxes, developed by members of the NRICH Team and produced by BEAM. These resources are out of print but can still be found on Amazon.