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The Three Times Tables

1 x 3 = 3

2 x 3 = 6

3 x 3 = 9

4 x 3 = 12

5 x 3 = 15

6 x 3 = 18

7 x 3 = 21

8 x 3 = 24

9 x 3 = 27

10 x 3 = 30

11 x 3 = 33

12 x 3 = 36

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The three times table
Reference sheet

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Sheet 3.1
10 questions on the 3 x table. Good place to start learning
Sheet 3.2
Random order multiplication questions for the 3x table 
Sheet 3.3
Random order multiplication questions for the 3x table 
Four in a row 
A 2 player game. Strategic, fun, and great practice for both the 3x and 6x tables
Did you know...?

There is an easy test to find out if a number is divisible by three:just add its digits together.

 

The answer will ALWAYS be 3, 6 or 9

Is 24 divisible by 3?

2 + 4 = 6

Yes!

Is 34 divisible by 3?

NO, 3 + 4 = 7

Is 50 divisible by 3?

5 + 0 = 5

No

Is 351 divisible by 3?

3 + 5 + 1 = 9

Yes

Is 78 divisible by 3?

7 + 8 = 15.

This is a two digit number. We need to keep adding. 

1 + 5 = 6

Yes!

There is a similar test for the six times table but there is a small and important difference:

all the numbers in the six times tables are even numbers

The 3x table can be quickly and pleasingly written out in a logical grid format. If you love patterns, check out this video.

how to remember your times tables 3 x 4