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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.

Jun29

In this post, we are going to learn what exponents are and how to calculate them. Exponents are used to simplify multiplication problems where the same number is multiplied. For example: 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 We are multiplying the number 5 four times. In order to write it in powers, we first write down […]

Jun24

## How to Multiply by a One-Digit Number This post will teach you how to multiply any number by a one-digit number. Multiplication Terms The numbers that are multiplied are called FACTORS and the answer is called the PRODUCT. The FACTORS are written on top of each other. Normally, the bigger number is written on the top, and it’s called the MULTIPLICAND and […]

Jun23

## Word Problems with Fractions Today we are going to look at some examples of word problems with fractions. Although they may seem more difficult, in reality, word problems involving fractions are just as easy as those involving whole numbers. The only thing we have to do is: Read the problem carefully. Think about what it is asking us to […] 