Some students seem as if they learn multiplication facts overnight. Others struggle for months and months. Flashcards, using Brain Gym exercises while repeating facts, and catchy songs work with a few students. One method that works for many students is learning rules. Here is the list I have tried with success. Below is an instruction video that contains even more tricks or rules.
Rules for Learning Multiplication Facts
Rule #1 – Any number times 1 equals the other number.
5 x 1 = 5 1 x 7 = 7