13 x 7 = 28
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Watch Abbott and Costello do some mathematical hocus-pocus with multiplying 13 x 7 and getting an answer of 28.

Explain how Costello cheated with place value to get that answer.

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Costello's Method
13

x7

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21

 7

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28

Explanation











Source: "Best of Abbott & Costello – Live
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