If you are working your way through these KS3 Maths times tables quizzes then you'll have noticed that the larger the numbers, the harder the times tables become. Learning the 8 times table until you know the answer before you even think about it will really help you. It'll come in handy in many situations, from maths lessons at school to shopping trips in everyday life.

The eight times table means multiplying numbers by 8. There are several ways to work this out. You could multiply the number by 10 and then subtract double the number. Or you could double the number three times. But the quickest way is to learn your times tables by heart.

Once you know your eight times table, keep coming back to this quiz to test yourself. The more often you practise, the better you will get. Take your time and choose your answers carefully. Good luck!

1.

What is 2 x 8

16

12

24

18

In a game of chess each player starts with 16 pieces

2.

What is 8 x 8

64

56

68

58

A chessboard and a draughtsboard both have 64 squares

3.

What is 4 x 8

36

32

38

34

Adults have 32 teeth - assuming they haven't lost any!

4.

What is 6 x 8

42

46

48

36

To multiply 8 x 6, first times it by 5 and then add 8

5.

What is 3 x 8

26

38

32

24

8 x 3 is the same as 4 x 6 or 2 x 12

6.

What is 5 x 8

44

20

40

80

To multiply any number by 5, simply times it by 10 and then halve your answer

7.

What is 1 x 8

801

800

802

8

Any number multiplied by one remains unchanged

8.

What is 10 x 8

80

40

18

100

To multiply a number by 10, just add a zero to its end

9.

What is 7 x 8

54

60

58

56

One way you could work this one out is to multiply 7 x 10 = 70 and then take away 7 x 2 = 14. 70 - 14 = 56

10.

What is 9 x 8

68

66

72

64

To multiply 8 x 9, you can times it by 10 and then subtract 8