We know multiplication is repeated addition.

Consider the following:**(i)** Andrea made sandwiches for 12 people. When they shared it equally, each of them got ½ a sandwich. How many sandwiches did Andrea make?

**Repeated Addition:**

We know each people will get ½ a sandwich.

**Multiplication:**

½ × 12

= \(\frac{12}{2}\)

= 6

Therefore, Andrea made 6 sandwiches and shared with 12 people each of them got ½ a sandwich.**(ii)** Doreen then poured out a few bottles of fresh orange juice equally among the 8 people. Each of them got \(\frac{3}{4}\) of a glass. How many bottles of fresh orange juice did Andrea use?**Repeated addition:**

**Multiplication:**

¾× 8

= \(\frac{24}{4}\)

= 6

Doreen used 6 bottles of fresh orange juice.

So, would you like to still continue adding or would you rather multiply.**Since from the above examples, we can understand clearly that multiplication is faster.**

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