Russian Multiplication

Russian Multiplication

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This math app can be used to teach and study the Russian multiplication method. The user can solve random or custom multiplication problems. The number of digits in the numbers can be set.

The Russian multiplication method is also called the Russian peasant multiplication or the Ethiopian multiplication method.

The Russian multiplication method

In this method is the the only multiplication facts we need to know are how to double and how to take half of a number. The method has been used by Russian peasants into the 20th century. It has also been used in ancient Ethiopia.


- Problems can be random or custom
- The current operation for each column can be hidden
- The operands of the current operation can be highlighted
- Colors of the interface can be changed
- The speed of the animations can be set
- Different interface on iPhone and iPad

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This app has no ads or in-app purchases and it does not transmit any data during the operation of the app. This app also does not contain any links to other apps or the web.

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What's New

- support for iOS 13
- new interface with support for latest iPad and iPhone models
- new theme colors

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