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# Algebra/Math fun fact

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**11 x "a two digit number"**

Step 1: let x represent the first digit and y represent the second digit. write a three digit number where the first digit "x" is the first digit , and your second digit y is your third digit. x _y
Step 2: find the sum of x and y
Step 3: place the sum of x and y in the second digit position x **x+y** y
**Example 1:**
11 x 23
Step 1: 2 _ 3
Step 2: 2+3 = **5**
Step 3: 2**5**3
11X 23 = 253
**Example 2:**
11 x 34
Step 1: 3 _4
Step 2: 3+4 = **7**
Step 3: 3**7**4
11x 34 = 374

**Example 3:**

11 x 62 = 6 ** 6+2** 2 = 682