# Siebnerreihe

## English translation: seven-times multiplication table

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 German term or phrase: Siebnerreihe English translation: seven-times multiplication table Entered by:

 08:44 Feb 20, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Mathematics & Statistics
 German term or phrase: Siebnerreihe 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42 aso. ??? Who can help me with this?
 Local time: 08:32
 seven-times multiplication table Explanation:is what we called this when I was in elementary school (you had the one-times, two-times, three-times, etc. tables). The name comes from the drill used to learn the tables: 7 times 1 is 7, 7 times 2 is 14, 7 times 3 is 21, etc. A mathematician would of course call it something else.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 1 hr (2008-02-20 10:05:02 GMT)--------------------------------------------------BTW this is US usage and (especially in light of what has happened in math instruction since I was a lad) may be outdated.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2 hrs (2008-02-20 11:09:27 GMT)--------------------------------------------------Unless you need the specific emphasis, you can omit 'multiplication' here, and the tables for all the numbers (usually up to 12) are (were) collectively called the 'times tables'. A standard (and more or less unwelcome) question from teachers and parents was, 'Have your learned your times tables?'.
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Ken Cox
Local time: 08:32
 This is what I needed - thanks to a little trip down memory lane ;-)3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Summary of answers provided
3 +1seven-times multiplication table
 Ken Cox
3ascending series of multiples of seven
 Colin Rowe
2sequence of multiples of 7
 Erik Freitag

Discussion entries: 1

4 mins   confidence:
sequence of multiples of 7

Explanation:
Not necessarily nice, but correct. Non-native, though.

 Erik FreitagGermanyLocal time: 08:32Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: GermanPRO pts in category: 38
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15 mins   confidence:
ascending series of multiples of seven

Explanation:
A possible alternative

 Colin RoweGermanyLocal time: 08:32Native speaker of: English
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1 hr   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
seven-times multiplication table

Explanation:
is what we called this when I was in elementary school (you had the one-times, two-times, three-times, etc. tables). The name comes from the drill used to learn the tables: 7 times 1 is 7, 7 times 2 is 14, 7 times 3 is 21, etc.

A mathematician would of course call it something else.

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Note added at 1 hr (2008-02-20 10:05:02 GMT)
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BTW this is US usage and (especially in light of what has happened in math instruction since I was a lad) may be outdated.

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Note added at 2 hrs (2008-02-20 11:09:27 GMT)
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Unless you need the specific emphasis, you can omit 'multiplication' here, and the tables for all the numbers (usually up to 12) are (were) collectively called the 'times tables'. A standard (and more or less unwelcome) question from teachers and parents was, 'Have your learned your times tables?'.

 Ken CoxLocal time: 08:32Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 40
 This is what I needed - thanks to a little trip down memory lane ;-)

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agree  CGK: It's what we called it in GB too
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