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I want to learn about: Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Learn operations and algebraic thinking in elementary with Smartick. Exercises, theory, tutorials, and teaching resources about operations and algebraic thinking in elementary aged children. Here you will find posts about operations and algebraic thinking to make learning mathematics easier and more fun.

Dec22

Long Division: Divide by 3 Digit Numbers

Long Division: Divide by 3 Digit Numbers

We’ve already written various posts about dividing by 3 digits: Learn How to Divide with 3-Digit Numbers Practice 3-Digit Division Examples Learn How to Do a 3-Digit Division Problem Today we’re going to look at another, more complicated, example. Let’s start and divide by 3 digit numbers! 1. How many digits are there in the divisor? […]

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Dec15

Completing Additions, Subtractions, Multiplications and Divisions

Completing Additions, Subtractions, Multiplications and Divisions

In today’s entry, we’re going to talk about some of the exercises that appear during the Smartick daily sessions. They may appear complex and convoluted at times, but they have great didactic potential. They are exercises that require the student to complete a basic operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division). These activities help the student understand different […]

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Oct25

What Is a Division? Basic Concepts

In today’s post we’re going to learn what a division is, and what we call the numbers that make up a division. Dividing is the same as sharing in equal parts For example: Imagine we have 10 cupcakes. We want to put them into 2 boxes so that each box has the same number of cupcakes. How […]

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Oct09

Strategies for Solving Incomplete Horizontal Additions and Subtractions

Strategies for Solving Incomplete Horizontal Additions and Subtractions

In today’s post, we’re going to take a look at some strategies for solving problems that involve incomplete horizontal additions and subtractions, using examples to help us. Acquiring mental calculation strategies is not always easy, since there’s no defined “best method” for everyone, and it can be frustrating if you don’t pick it up quickly. […]

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