Calculate: 45 * 96

Expression: $45 \times 96$

Write $96$ as a sum

$45\left( 90+6 \right)$

Distribute $45$ through the parentheses

$45 \times 90+45 \times 6$

Multiply the numbers

$4050+45 \times 6$

Multiply the numbers

$4050+270$

Add the numbers

$4320$