An Explanation Why the Line Multiplication Trick Works

Mathematical concepts and operations can be represented in different ways. For example, a function can be represented using a table, set of ordered pairs, equations, or graphs. Another example is an equation which can also be represented as a balance.

In this post, we are going to discuss a representation of a simple concept which is very popular among netizens: multiplication of numbers using lines. Many are amazed about this representation that they even call it the magic line multiplication trick.

Note: If you don’t know the trick, watch first the video below. 

Now, let us learn why the line multiplication trick works.  » Read more