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Jan12

Scales in Mathematics: What Are They and What Are They Used For?

Scales in Mathematics: What Are They and What Are They Used For?

In today’s blog post, we are going to look at scales and their importance in mathematical logic. We will also check out some exercises involving scales that appear in Smartick sessions. Finally, we will examine the usefulness of scales in understanding the equal sign as equivalence in algebraic equations. What Is a Scale? A scale […]

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Nov13

Mathematical Functions: Do You Know What They Are?

Mathematical Functions: Do You Know What They Are?

Mathematical functions are like magical mathematical machines that help us to connect numbers in a special way. Let’s think of the functions as secret recipes that take a number and then add an interesting touch to it. Within a mathematical function there are combinations of numbers, variables and mathematical operations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication […]

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Oct24

How to Apply the Order of Operations

How to Apply the Order of Operations

The order of operations is a fundamental concept in mathematics for solving numerical expressions effectively. Understanding and applying the order of operations is very important in order to solve mathematical operations correctly, avoid common mistakes and ensure accurate results. It is essential for the understanding and the solution of algebraic expressions and equations correctly. What […]

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Oct10

The Chessboard

The Chessboard

Welcome, game enthusiasts and lovers of mental challenges. In the vast universe of chess, the chessboard is your gateway to a world full of strategy, anticipation and critical decisions. In this post, we will explore in depth the chessboard, the structure, the importance and how it can be used as a stage for fascinating mental […]

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Sep08

Exploring Cognitive Training Using Memory Games

Exploring Cognitive Training Using Memory Games

In a world full of information, it is increasingly essential to maintain a sharp mind and strong memory. Cognitive training using memory games has become a powerful tool to maintain and improve our mental skills over time. Children, in their developmental stage, constantly absorb information and memory games are a powerful tool to boost their […]

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Aug31

Learn More about a Special Type of Number Puzzle

Learn More about a Special Type of Number Puzzle

In this post, we are going to look at a numerical and logic puzzle. It is very similar to Sudoku, as it requires mathematical and problem-solving skills. If you want, you can review Sudoku: What is it, and how is it solved? Now, let’s learn more about number puzzles! What Is This Number Puzzle? It […]

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Aug23

Algebraic Expressions: What Are They? What Are They Used For?

Algebraic Expressions: What Are They? What Are They Used For?

Mathematics is a universal language that allows us to describe and understand the world around us. One of the fundamental branches of mathematics is algebra, and a key tool in this discipline is algebraic expressions. In this article, we will explore what algebraic expressions are, what they are used for and how they are used […]

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Aug02

Priming Activities: What They Are, Benefits and Examples

Priming Activities: What They Are, Benefits and Examples

Do you know what priming activities are? At Smartick we call them warm-up or activation activities. In this post, we will explain more about them and their benefits for learning. What Is Priming? Cognitive priming is a phenomenon in which prior exposure to one stimulus influences the subsequent response to another related stimulus. This effect […]

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Jul27

Data Structures in Programming: Lists

Data Structures in Programming: Lists

In programming, data structures allow us to store information in an orderly fashion. They help to properly organize data to solve more complex problems or to do it in a more efficiently. In previous posts, we talked about data structures in programming, specifically arrays and matrices. Today we will look at another type of data […]

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Jun27

What Is a Prism? Solve These Exercises to Find Out

What Is a Prism? Solve These Exercises to Find Out

Welcome to this post about prisms! Have you ever wondered what is a prism? Look no further! In this guide, we will explain everything you need to know about prisms. Is This Figure a Prism? Before we dive into the fascinating world of these three-dimensional geometric figures, we are going to test your skills with […]

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Jun09

Number Talks: Learn Math through Talking

Number Talks: Learn Math through Talking

Number talks allow for the improvement of math skills and in turn, change attitudes towards mathematics. Have you ever wondered how to do mathematical operations quickly and accurately? Number talks are a tool aimed at developing those skills and, at the same time, working on many other skills such as oral expression, metacognition, and self-esteem. […]

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May09

What Is Computational Thinking?

What Is Computational Thinking?

Computational thinking has been booming in education since it was included in the new educational curricula. Here, it is proposed that computational skills are worked on transversally like other subjects, but… What is Computational Thinking? Definitions of Computational Thinking The first definition was introduced by Jeannette Wing in 2006: “Computational thinking involves solving problems, designing […]

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