Necessity for multiplication
Name: eugene e belser
Date: Around 1995
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
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