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Teaching resources for elementary mathematics from Smartick. Here you will find posts about teaching resources to make learning mathematics easier and more fun.

Jul29

## Do You Know What an Equivalent Fraction Is? Do you know what an equivalent fraction is? We have written about equivalent fractions many times on the blog: Equivalent Fractions Practice with Examples of Equivalent Fractions Examples of Equivalent Fractions Today, we are going to start by investigating the etymology, or meaning, of the word ”equivalent.” Let’s split the word in two: equi – […]

Jul22

## How to Calculate Perimeters: Part 1 Today we are going to learn to calculate perimeters of geometric figures. But first, let’s start with the definition of a perimeter. When we say perimeter we are referring to the length of the polygon’s outline. Here you can review the most common types of polygons. The length of a polygon’s outline can be calculated […]

Jul15

## What is Subitizing and How to Improve It Before we start, what is subitizing? Before tackling how to take on Smartick’s activities on subitizing, we’ll start with an example to help us understand what it is. It is Friday afternoon and you have gone to see a movie with two friends. You get ready in a hurry, are the first to arrive at […]

Jul08

## Dividing with Decimals Using Money as an Example In today’s post, you are going to learn how to solve division problems with decimals in the dividend, in other words, dividing a decimal number by a whole number. In order for you to understand the process well, I am going to show you how we explain dividing with decimals in the interactive Smartick tutorial […] 