## Vedic Maths – Multiplying Numbers Near a Base

Vedic Maths – Multiplying Numbers Near a Base MULTIPLYING NUMBERS NEAR A BASE To multiply, say, 88 by 98 we observe that these numbers are close to the base of 100 and once again we obtain the answer by one line mental arithmetic: We see that 88 is 12 below 100 and 98 is 2 …