Have you ever heard of powers? Do you know what they are and what they’re for? In this week’s post, we are going to discover what a power is and why we use them. Powers are an abbreviated form of writing a number that’s formed by multiplying a number by itself various times. They are very useful […]

Mar 15

Mar 03
In today’s post, we are going to see what is the square of a number. For example, let’s calculate the square of 3: We’re going to look at the square of any number, which we’ll call “n”. The square of the number “n” is written n2 and it’s calculated by multiplying the number by itself: n […]

Feb 22
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 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 […]