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"Multiplication" is a song from the segment of the same name. In the song, Yakko sings about the Long Multiplication method while solving 47x83. The music and lyrics were written by Randy Rogel.


Miss Flamiel:
Yes, Miss Flamiel?
Miss Flamiel:
I want you to multiply fourty-seven times eighty-three.
Seven times three is twenty one,
Which, as you know,
Is just two tens plus one, and so,
We put the one right here,
And we carry the two, one left
To the top of the tens place, right next door
And we put it on top of the number four,
Which is really four tens that we multiply
Times three in the ones place and that's why
We now have twelve, which we add to the two
That we carry to get fourteen.
See how easy that was?
Oho, it's multiplication
It's math education.
Hey, Albert Einstein said
That it's so easy to do.
It's simple, it's breezy,
It's fun and it's easy,
Just buy a calculator,
You can multiply, too!
And now, the second digit!
Seven times eight is fifty-six
Which, as you know,
Is just five tens plus six, and so,
We put the six right here
In the tens place, left of the one
And we carry the five like we did before
To the top of the tens place next to the four,
Then multiply that four times eight
To get thirty two, see, isn't this great?
Then, we add the five that we carried before
To get thirty-seven, then add once more
Straight down to get three thousand nine hundred and one.
Isn't this swell?
Oh, let's give multiplication
A standing ovation!
Isaac Newton multiplied
A couple times two!
Yakko and Newton:
Times two! Times two! Times two!
It's simple, it's breezy,
It's fun and it's easy,
So buy a calculator
And study this stuff later
Maybe someday, you can multiply numbers
Too, three four five...


  • The song is heavily reminiscent of, and likely inspired by, satirist Tom Lehrer's song "New Math."