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Jul14

## Combined Operations Problems

Have you tried to do our combined operations problems? When we do a problem, there are times when there is no need to do any operation and other times when you have to do one or many. Today we are going to see these problems where various operations are necessary in order to arrive at a […]

Jul11

## Geometric Figures and Straight Lines

Straight lines are key to recognizing shapes that we often see in the real world: geometric figures. In today’s post, we will classify geometric figures formed from straight lines and think about where we can find them. We’ll start with the simplest: Two Straight LinesCan you make a figure with two straight lines? Well, of […]

Jul08

## Practice Adding Fractions with Examples

Today, we’re going to walk through some examples of adding fractions. Before you read this post, you might want to check out a previous post where we explain how to add fractions step by step. Let’s begin with the simplest of examples: Adding Fractions with the Same Denominator For example: The only thing we need […]

Jul06

## How to Add with and without Regrouping

In this post, we are going to learn how to do addition problems with and without regrouping. How to Add without Regrouping Place the addends one on top of the other so that the place values fall in the same columns. Add each column together separately, starting with the 1s place. The sums go below each column, […]

Jul04

## How to Subtract with and without Borrowing

In this post we will learn to subtract with and without borrowing. Subtract Without Borrowing: The steps we need to follow are: Place the number being subtracted under the number being subtracted from so that place values in the same column match.  Subtract each column separately starting with the ones Write the result of the subtraction […]

Jun30

## Rule of 3: Direct and Inverse

In today’s post, we are going to work on proportions. This time we will look at a way of solving direct and inverse proportions: the rule of 3. What is the rule of 3? The rule of 3 is an operation that helps us quickly solve both direct and inverse proportion word problems. In order […]

Jun29