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Learn mathematics with Smartick. Exercises, tutorials, problems and teaching resources for children learning elementary mathematics. Here you will find posts about mathematics to make learning easier and more fun.

Jan28

How to Perform Multiplication Problems with an Area Model

In today’s post, we are going to learn how to solve multiplication problems using an area model. You will see how simple it is to understand this multiplication algorithm. Earlier with Smartick, we saw that we can represent multiplication with a rectangle whose sides have multiplication factors. Today I will teach you the area model, based […]

Jan14

What Are Solid Geometric Shapes or Bodies?

Surely, you know about flat geometric figures so today we are going to talk about solid geometric shapes which are also known as geometric shapes or bodies. These figures have three dimensions – length, depth, and height. In other words, these figures have volume and we can say that they occupy a place in space. Principal […]

Jan07

What Do Double and Half Mean?

In today’s post, we are going to talk about the concepts double and half. First, I will explain what each term means and then we will see a strange situation with them. Double and half explain a type of relationship that exists between two numbers or quantities. Double of a quantity The double of a […]

Dec24

Some Prime Number Curiosities

For this entry, we are going to learn some surprising facts about prime numbers. We would recommend reading our post about prime numbers and composite numbers first, to refresh your knowledge about these numbers. Are you ready to move on? Perfect! I’m sure that you know it is possible to write some numbers as products of […]

Dec10

Logic Exercises: Graphs

In today’s entry, we are going to explain a type of logic exercise that can sometimes get confusing for students. These are logic exercises based on images or graphs and next, we will solve one of the logic exercises that can appear during the Smartick logic sessions. Problem: “The image shows a figure with eight […]

Nov12

For many children, the transition between counting and beginning to add or subtract can be a challenge. We start with our fingers, drawing lines, adding and taking away objects, but perhaps we don’t know that subtraction and addition tables also exist. These tables, that are numbered from 0, allow us to visually represent the way […]

Oct29

Math Problems with Data Tables

For today´s entry, we are going to solve math problems where the relevant data is displayed on a table. The reason is clear – to be able to resolve any situation we need to know how to read, discriminate, and manage all types of data and the ways of exhibiting them, including: In text. Visual […]