Example: 2digit times 2digit  Multiplication and division  Arithmetic  Khan Academy  Summary and Q&A
TL;DR
Learn how to compute 23 times 44 using the traditional multiplication method with carrying.
Questions & Answers
Q: How do you recognize the multiplication symbol in the equation?
In the equation 23 x 44, the dot between the numbers signifies multiplication. It could also be represented as 23(44) or (23)(44), which imply multiplication as well.
Q: How do you start multiplying the digits?
To multiply 4 (ones place) by 23, you multiply 3 (from 23) by 4, which equals 12. Write down 2 as the ones place digit and carry over 1 to the tens place.
Q: Why is a zero added when multiplying by the tens place digit?
When multiplying by a tens place digit, such as 40, a zero is added to maintain correct place value. This ensures that the product of 4 times 23 is added correctly.
Q: How do you calculate the product of 4 times 23?
Multiply 4 by 3, which equals 12. Write down 2 as the tens place digit and carry over 1 to the hundreds place. Then, multiply 4 by 2, which equals 8, and add the carried over 1 to get 9.
Summary & Key Takeaways

The dot in the equation 23 x 44 represents multiplication.

Multiplication is done vertically, with the numbers lined up.

The process involves multiplying each digit and carrying over if necessary.