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# 11 Easy Everyday Math Hacks You Never Learned In School

### Odds are, you haven't really tried to hone your math skills since high school or college. Math can be intimidating, even when we're older, but some new hacks show how to break complex stuff into easy steps.

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Even if you're not an engineer or mathematician, you'll surely find uses for these simple tricks. So take a look and be ready to impress people with your computational skills!

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### Use your fingers to multiply by 6, 7, or 8.

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It's a little trickier, but you can learn about that one here.

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### This doesn't seem easy, but it's a common way of learning to multiply now.

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The question is "What's 32 x 31?" You draw the lines out as shown, then count the intersections of lines in each area. Read the results backwards and...that's it. You're a genius!