A student multiplied 7236 by 65 instead of multiplying by 56. By how much was his answer greater than the correct answer?
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(Hint: Do you need to do both the multiplications?) Difference between 65 and 56=9 Difference in the answer=7236×9 7236 ×9 _________ 65124 _________ Therefore, His answer was greater than the correct answer by 65,124.