Intermediate Math
Methods and resources for teaching basic number skills and concepts for intermediate and middle school learners.
Find All Factors A sure way to find all factors of a number using prime factorization. Algebra.com [offsite link] Algebra.com has a variety of sample problems plus online tutors and more. Converting Decimals  Percents  Fractions Decimals, Fractions, Percents….Oh My! Relax, it isn’t that scary. Click and you’ll learn for yourself. Converting Fractions  Decimals Learn how to convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions. Includes practice problems. Decimal Review  Add  Subtract  Multiply Click on this straight forward review lesson about reading, writing, adding, subtracting, and multiplying decimals without confusion. Dividing with Decimals Many times students freeze at the sight of a decimal, but there’s no need to do so. Let me help you put the decimal drama to rest.
Exponent Basics Can you remember when you learned multiplication and discovered multiplication was a faster and shorter way to represent repeated addition? Well there is a faster and shorter way to represent repeated multiplication. Fractions  Adding Mixed Numbers Learn how to Add mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators. Fractions  Adding Unlike Denominators  LCM Least common multiples are very useful in finding the least common denominator when adding and subtracting fractions. Let’s look at one method to find least common multiples, as well as the purpose and meaning of them. Fractions  Dividing Fractions Dividing fractions made easy. Fractions  Multiplying Fractions You’ll be glad to know multiplying fractions do not require the same denominators. So click and give it a try. It's easier than you think. Fractions  Subtracting Mixed Numbers Do you wonder how to subtract mixed numbers? Do you know how to handle unlike denominators or how to regroup or to borrow with mixed numbers? Take a deep breath and let us take it one step at a time. Click and begin.
GCF and LCM by Prime Factorization A straight forward way to find the greatest common factor (GCF) and least common multiple (LCM) using prime factorization. Article includes examples and online practice. GED Math  What to Expect Are you considering earning your GED? Take away some of the fear of math by knowing what to expect. How to Find Common Factors An Efficient Method to Find Common Factors How to Simplify Expressions A straight forward approach to simplifying expressions Integer Practice Problems  Addition Review and Practice Problems for adding positive and negative numbers Integer Practice Problems  Subtraction Great idea for a warm up exercise for Subtraction of Integers Integers  Absolute Value The absolute truth and nothing but the truth about absolute value. Integers  Adding Integers Straight forward explanation of adding integers. Integers  Multiplication and Division Multiplying and dividing integers is easier than you think. Take a look. Integers  Subtracting Signed Numbers Subtracting positive and negative numbers Integers Positve and Negative Numbers A fun way to look at integers. We begin by meeting the two family members. Math Mnemonics  Memory Tips Mnemonic is a memory aid used to make a connection between what you know and what you want or need to know. This article will share mnemonics and other memory tips for math. Math Review  Solving Equations A quick review on solving equations with two mnemonics to remember the steps math.com geometry pages [offsite link] Math.com has an area set aside for geometry, with practice tests and basic information. Metric System Crossword Puzzle Measurement  Metric system review crossword puzzle Percents  Ratios  Proportions  Word Search Math review for percents, ratios, and proportions with a word search puzzle and answers with explanations Pre Algebra Vocabulary Activity Here's a quick vocabulary activity for the Fall. The first letter of each word reveals a message. Reducing Fractions When is it necessary to reduce fractions? How do I reduce fractions? When have I reduced enough? Finally, get the answer to your questions. Subtracting Like and Unlike Denominators Do unlike denominators disturb you? Go to a quiet place, and let’s examine the situation. Subtracting Mixed Numbers and Whole Numbers How do you subtract mixed numbers from whole numbers? Uh? That’s what I thought. This is a commonly missed fraction problem. Once, you read this article your “uh” will change to “ah ha!”
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