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I want to learn about: Addition and Subtraction

Content about adding and subtracting in elementary mathematics. Exercises, tutorials, and problems with adding and subtracting in elementary mathematics. Here you will find posts about adding and subtracting to make learning mathematics easier and more fun.

May04

Incomplete Horizontal Addition and Subtraction to Develop Mathematical Flexibility

Incomplete Horizontal Addition and Subtraction to Develop Mathematical Flexibility

Today we are going to solve incomplete horizontal addition and subtraction exercises by using different strategies. In mathematics, it is important to know how to use different strategies for solving the same problem or exercise. Knowing various strategies, how to apply them, and knowing when is the best time to use each, is what we […]

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Mar18

Subtraction with Borrowing: An Explanation of Two Different Algorithms

Subtraction with Borrowing: An Explanation of Two Different Algorithms

The pedagogical and parents customer service team at Smartick often receive questions from parents whose children have said they are confused because at school they learn subtraction one way and Smartick teaches them another. At Smartick we feel that the use of one algorithm or another doesn’t matter, what’s important is that it is explained […]

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Apr30

Is It Good to ¨Mix¨ Alternative Algorithms, Such as ABN, with Traditional Ones?

Is It Good to ¨Mix¨ Alternative Algorithms, Such as ABN, with Traditional Ones?

We often receive enquires about the compatibility of the use of Smartick and learning alternative algorithms that differ from the more traditional ones. To ease the concerns of moms and dads who might think that what their children learn at school could conflict with what they work on with Smartick, we wanted to offer an answer in this post. We’ll […]

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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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