## Guest Post: Vedic Mathematics 3 – Multiplication with a series of 9’s

*Sanjay Guilati (author) has been teaching computer and mathematics in Bhilai , state Chattisgarh in India for 15 years. Currently he is a teacher in a senior secondary school and he is also involved in teacher training. His online work can be found in Mathematics Academy.*

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Students often fear multiplication of numbers, which involve lot of 9’s in them. However the truth is exactly the opposite. The higher the number of 9’s in the question, the easier it is to calculate the correct answer.** **

There can be three cases with multiplication with series of 9’s

- Multiplying a number with an equal number of 9’s
- Multiplying a number with more number of 9’s
- Multiplying a number with less number of 9’s

Here we are discussing Case 1 only and leaving the rest two cases for the readers to explore. » Read more