#### Multiplication Tricks are very handy in SBI PO, IBPS and SSC CGL Exams because they speed up your calculations and save time in competitive exams. Multiplying Numbers will never be the same with these calculation tricks.

Name any competitive exam… SBI PO, IBPS, SSC Exam, InsuranceExams, Railway Recruitment Board Exams… Irrespective of the name of the exam
that you are appearing for, multiplying numbers is a task you cannot run from.
Calculation tricks especially multiplication tricks are therefore a basic need
in all competitive exams. We all know
that multiplication amongst big numbers can not only be quite a challenge but
also be very time consuming. And time is definitely not your friend in such
exams.

So in this series dedicated to Calculation Tricks we have
discussed some really time effective ways to do calculations. Read on to get
some multiplication tricks up your sleeve. This trick will help you in
multiplying numbers with 25.

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**Why do you Need
Multiplication Tricks? **

Almost every second question in the Quantitative Aptitude
Section of SBI PO, IBPS and SSC CGL Exam has you multiplying numbers. Therefore
it becomes almost imperative that you have skills that help calculate
accurately and quickly. And expertise in multiplying numbers using
multiplication tricks can come very handy and help you get closer to the cut
off. Here we will discuss multiplying numbers with 25.

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**A Question where Multiplication
Tricks help Multiplying Numbers with 25**

436x 25 = ?

1) 15600 2)10900 3)13400 4) 14600 5) None of these

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**Conventional Method of Multiplying
Numbers with 25**

How you do
normally do you multiply these two numbers? Get a pen and paper, quickly
scribble some numbers, do some multiplication with 5 and 2 respectively, then
do some addition and then finally you get your answer!

Undoubtedly
this answer is correct and follows the method we were taught in school but what
you forget is that multiplying numbers like this also takes 10 seconds!

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**Smart Method Using Multiplication
Tricks**

Time to
upgrade and use some multiplication tricks that help you complete this calculation
quicker and faster! Some multiplication tricks that will not need you to use
pen and paper but just reach the answer verbally!

Multiplying
numbers with 25 can be done by

**So all you need to do is***just substituting 25 with 100/4.***which is just adding 2 zeros to get the answer.***divide the given number by 4 and multiply that number with 100,*

**Step 1:**

436 x 25=
436 x (100/4)

**Step 2:**

(436/4) x 100= 109 x 100 = 10900

We all know
the table to 4 really well and this calculation is just like mental math! Simple!
Quick! Easy!

Practice
these questions with multiplication tricks-

Question 1: 1234
x 25 = ?

1)
30850 2)34400 3)31700
4) 37700 5) None of these

Question 2: 6317
x 25 = ?

1) 150345 2)188575 3) 121485 4) 156855 5)
157925

Do write in the comments section below how much time these multiplication
tricks helped you save!

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