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What age group is the app designed for ?

As a guide in England pupils begin learning the multiplication tables in year 2 (6 years old), they are expected to have them memorised completely by the end of year 4 (8 years old). However each child is different and some may begin earlier or later. Obviously the app is useful for any person who never learnt the multiplication tables thoroughly, whatever their age.

Why are the tables quizes not in the numerical order 2×,3×,4×,5× ...

The current pedagogical thinking is that it is more logical to learn the tables in groups. For example in England pupils learn 2× 5× and 10× first. The app splits the tables into four carefully selected groups. The first set is relatively easy 1× 2× 5× , the second set 3× 4× 10× . This means that studying the 4× they will see some of the same values as the 2×, the 10× is quite easy. So at the halfway stage they will have tackled the easier sets but have also gained the confidence to take on the harder groups. Further since multiplication is commutative they will have already learned some of the answers. For example having learnt 4×7=28 they will already know what 7×4 is. The last two groups are 6× 7× 8× and 9× 11× 12×

What can I do to help my child learn the multiplication tables?

There are a few ways you can help your child learn the multiplication tables. The most important thing is to provide support, encouragement and take an active interest. An idea would be to promise a reward for each cup they have been awarded in the app.