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## Powers: What They Are and What They Are For 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 way of writing a number that’s formed by multiplying a number by itself various times. They are very useful […]

Mar03

## The Square of a Number and Exponents

In today’s post, we are going to see what the square of a number is. 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: […]

Feb17

## Combining Decimals and Fractions

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 […] 