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Updated: 12/21/2022

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because when you multiply by 2 you are just doubling the number being multiplied by two.

example: 5x2=10 5+5=10

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Doubling is the same as multiplying by two. The two actions are the same.

Anything times two equals the thing added to itself. 33 x 2 = 33 + 33

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