Solve for: 226 * 3

Expression: $226 \times 3$

Write $226$ as a sum

$\left( 200+20+6 \right) \times 3$

Distribute $3$ through the parentheses

$200 \times 3+20 \times 3+6 \times 3$

Multiply the numbers

$600+20 \times 3+6 \times 3$

Multiply the numbers

$600+60+6 \times 3$

Multiply the numbers

$600+60+18$

Calculate the sum of the positive numbers

$678$