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Why is the multiplication table used so much in modern day technology?

You are wondering why you need to learn to multiply? Because it is basic to everything else: polynomials, any formula, calculations of just about any sort (even in business, but more especially in engineering) involve all sorts of mathematics that depends on multiplication. Knowing the multipli- cation table means you can better understand much of this other mathematics.


A somewhat surprising fact is that many advanced problems in mathematics (and related fields ) eventually reduce to VERY fundamental concepts, such as simple algebra, or the multiplication tables. The way mathematics evolves is that each generation builds on the results of the previous generations, so one must know and understand the "fundamentals" in order to make contributions.


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