Mass Measurement Problems: In the U.S. the most common units for measuring mass are the ounce (oz) and the pound (lb). Technically, the pound is a measure of force, not mass, and the ounce can be a unit of volume or weight, which makes things even more confusing (but I won’t nitpick here)! What […]

Nov 07

Oct 19
Today we are going to look at problems involving the division of fractions. Are you ready to begin? Well the first thing that we must remember is that in a problem with fractions we should follow all the necessary steps to solve any problem, only we have to add a step for the simplification of […]

Oct 10
In today’s post we are going to learn how to apply Singapore bars to problems with fractions. As we know, we can be asked for various amounts in problems with fractions….so let’s look at a few examples so it is very clear to us! Mind you, fractional numbers have become easy for us so they […]

Children reach an important milestone in their education when they go from learning to read to reading to learn. Good reading comprehension opens the door to acquiring new knowledge. Better reading comprehension has a positive impact on a child’s academic performance in all subjects where reading is the main source of information – including mathematics. […]

Jun 30
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 to […]