In this post we are going to learn how to raise numbers to powers when the base is composed of zeros. Remember that powers serve to allow us to write a multiplication of the same number several times in a simpler way. For example, 4x4x4x4x4. We are multiplying the number 4 a total of 5 […]

Feb 22

Feb 17
Imagine that you have to solve the following addition problem that combines decimals and fractions: It’s not so easy to add a fraction to a decimal, right? It’s much easier to add fractions to fractions, or decimals to decimals. So, we can do this in two ways: Change the decimal to a fraction Change the […]

Jan 27
Today we are going to review division word problems with decimals. Does it seem difficult? Well, it’s not! Solving division word problems with decimals is the same as solving them with whole numbers. I’m going to show you! You can review what a decimal number is here. Every time we solve a word problem, the first thing […]

Rounding decimals to the nearest whole number or the tenths, hundredths, thousandths is easy! In this post we are going to learn to round decimal numbers. Rounding decimals helps us to manage the numbers more easily in order to operate them. Rounding decimals to the nearest whole number To round a number to the nearest whole […]

Dec 12
In this post we are going to learn some tricks or strategies for being capable of calculating a square number mentally. What is a square number A square number or a number raised to the power of 2, is a number multiplied by the same number. In those cases the multiplication is simple, but […]