Posted by **Confused** on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 4:22am.

how can you break apart arrays when you multiply by 3?

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**drwls**, Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 4:25am
I am confused by what you mean by "break apart" and "array".

If your array is a matrix, multiplying by 3 means multiplying every number in the array by 3. That will not break it apart.

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**nobody**, Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 2:54pm
Break apart means to break a product to make it easier example : 4 x 24 the 24 will become 20 + 4.

4 x 24 think as (4 x 20) + (4 x 4)

4 x 20= 80 and 4 x 4 = 16

so 80 + 16=96 and thats the answer.

An array is a bundle,collection

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