#### Beginning Math

__ Converting Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers__

Mixed numbers entered the chamber booth and exited as improper fractions to aid in the task of subtracting mixed numbers. Click to see how it all works.

__Comparing Fractions__

Comparing fractions are not as difficult as you think. Four methods to easily compare fractions plus two practice games.

__Divisibility Rules - Finding Factors__

Have you ever wondered if a number is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9? Here are a few divisibility rule math tips to help you.

__Division - Parts and How It Works__

Parts of a division problem and how it works

__GCF - By Listing Factors__

GCF. What does it stand for? Is there another way to find it without using prime factorization? Why learn it? I’m glad you asked. Click and learn.

__How to Divide__

Take a look at this mnemonic to help your child remember and understand the steps or algorithm for long division.

__How to Explain Division?__

Need help explaining or understanding division? Click for Clarity!

__How to Find Prime Numbers__

A sure way to find prime numbers and an online demonstration.

__How to Multiply__

After the multiplication facts are learned, the next step is to multiply larger numbers. Let’s look at several methods including the Lattice method.

__How to Round a Number__

How to round whole numbers plus several examples

__Learning Shapes - Math Activity__

What Shapes Do You See? An Activity for class or home

__Math Songs and Poems__

Using music, songs, poems, and rhymes are fun ways to reinforce, teach, and learn math.

__Mean - Median - Mode - Range__

Do you have a challenge remembering what to do to find the mean, median, mode, and range? Here is a refresher and tips to remember which math process to use.

__Mean - Median - Mode - Range__

Do you have a challenge remembering what to do to find the mean, median, mode, and range? Here is a refresher and tips to remember which math process to use.

__More Multiplication Practice Ideas__

Ten Ideas for Multiplication Practice

__Multiplication - Multiples and Powers of Ten__

If the task of multiplying larger numbers tends to unnerve you, look at this tip for multiplying multiples of ten and powers of ten.

__Multiplication - Unique Timetable Patterns - 5s__

Do you know any other patterns for 5´s besides the answer ends in a 5 or 0? Take a look at a few other patterns that may help strugging students.

__Multiplication Facts - Nine Timetables__

Is your child or student struggling with multiplication facts? Teach the nine timetables by observing patterns that will make memorization easier and retainable.

__Multiplication Facts - 11s__

Don’t let eleven timetables frighten you. They are full of patterns which make mental math and memorization easier than you think.

__Multiplication Facts - 12s__

Recognize the patterns and break the code for the twelve timetables

__Multiplication Facts - Alternative Method__

Are your students having trouble with their 6, 7 and 8 timetables? Try this method.

__Multiplication Practice Ideas__

Fun ways to practice and learn multiplication facts

__Multiplication Tips - 1s, 3s, 6s, 7s__

Multiplication tips for 1s, 3s, 6s, and 7s

__Multiplication Tips - 2s, 4s, 8s__

Strategies to reinforce multiplication facts for 2s, 4s, and 8s

__Number 7__

Ponder the trivia about the number 7 or use them to introduce a topic.

__Place Value__

Place value - teaching tips to remember the places; how to read and write numbers

__Place Value -Timesaver Activity Worksheet__

Place value worksheet designed to save time with multiple uses

__Prime Factorization__

Prime Factorization is used to find the Least Common Multiple and the Greatest Common Factor. This lesson will address a few definitions, give how-to instructions, detailed examples, and share a website for online practice.

__Subtraction - Regrouping__

The basic skill of subtraction with borrowing challenges some students young and old. The problem magnifies if it requires borrowing or regrouping across zeros or borrowing multiple times. When the traditional subtraction method does not seem to click, consider this alternative method.

__What is a Fact Family?__

Fact families explained for parents.

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