### Multiplying Two Numbers Whose Difference is 3 - Mathematics Tricks and Shortcuts

Here is mathematical trick to multiply any two number whose difference is 3. Shortcut tricks are very helpful for fast calculations in competitive exams as time allotted is too less for lengthy calculations. So shortcut tricks helps us to solve questions is very less time hence improving chances of getting good score and higher rank in merit.

### Multiplying Any Two Numbers Whose Difference is 3

1. Square one more than smaller number. ( 34 * 37, now we will square 35 = 1225)
2. Add one less than smaller number to result in step 1. (1225 + 33 = 1258)
3. This is our answer. ( 34 * 37 = 1258)
Follow examples below to understand it better:

Eg. 1:

41 * 44
Step -1 => 42 * 42 = 1764
Step -2 => 1764 + 40 = 1804
Hence 41 * 44 = 1804. (Ans)

Eg. 2:

22 * 25
Step -1 => 23 * 23 = 529
Step -2 => 529 + 21 = 550
Hence 22 * 25 = 550. (Ans)

### Try it yourself:

• 28 * 31 =
• 12 * 15 =
• 54 * 57 =
• 79 * 82 =
• 31 * 34 =

Mathematics is all about practice. Practice more and more problems of this type to improve your speed.

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