math
posted by jimena .
Using the breaking apart method, what is the best way to multiply 8 by 7?

http://www.eduplace.com/math/mw/background/5/03/te_5_03_overview.html
http://media.jefferson.k12.ky.us/groups/cochranemathinvestigators/weblog/0f50e/Break_Apart_Multiplication.html
Frankly, I much prefer the old way of learning the multiplication tables. If I need to check my memory, I use a calculator. 
3
times 3 
i think its 8 times 7 =(4 times 3)+ (3 times 4)

Using the breaking apart method what is the best way to multiply 8 by 7