There is a easy math trick to find the correct answer to multiply any number by five.You need to use two ways to get the answer. One is for odd numbers and another method for even numbers.
Steps to Even number
- Get the number you need to multiply by 5.
- Take the half value of it
- Add zero as a last digit and get the answer
Steps to Odd number
Subtract one from the number you are going to multiply by 5
Halve the number
Write this with 5 as last digit
So lets go for a example…
Example for even number :
Example 32 *5
half value of 32 is = 16
Add zero as a last digit =160
Answer is 160
Example for odd number :
Example 421 *5
Subtract one from 421=420
Halve the number = 210
Write this with 5 as last digit =2105
It is very easy to understand and all can do this with mind.Get practiced and show your colors.