Question

You are asked to multiply a three-digit number and a two-digit number. You follow the steps you were taught in fifth grade, and you correctly answer the problem. You utilized

a. a heuristic.

b. an algorithm.

c. insight.

d. divergent thinking.

EXPERT ANSWER

The correct answer is **b. an algorithm.** Multiplication is earned through understand how calculations are made with formulas and algorithms, i.e. placing the larger number on top and the smaller number on the