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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

In this post, we are going to learn what exponents are and how to calculate them. Exponents are used to simplify multiplication problems where the same number is multiplied. For example: 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 We are multiplying the number 5 four times. In order to write it in powers, we first write down […]

Jun24

How to Multiply by a One-Digit Number

This post will teach you how to multiply any number by a one-digit number. Multiplication Terms The numbers that are multiplied are called FACTORS and the answer is called the PRODUCT. The FACTORS are written on top of each other. Normally, the bigger number is written on the top, and it’s called the MULTIPLICAND and […]