# Learn a Fact: 9 x 5

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# Learn a Fact: 5 x 9

## More Tips to Remember 5 x 9 = 45

 Step 1Put your hands on the table in front of you. Step 2Your fingers represent the numbers 1 through 10. Step 3Each finger to the left of the curled finger represents 10. Since one finger is to the left of the curled finger, there are 4 tens or 40.  (The first number of the answer is 4)Each finger to the right of the curled finger represents one.  Count 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.  (Or 41, 42, 43, 44, 45)  5 x 9 = 45

# Skip Counting

• Skip counting is counting while skipping one or more numbers.  To skip count by 5's, skip 4 numbers while counting.  (5....10....15....20....)  Many refer to this a "counting by 5's
• Skip counting by five is easy because the second number is a zero or five.
• 5 x 9 is skip counting nine times or 5... 10... 15... 20... 25... 30... 35... 40... 45 and you are at the answer

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