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Learn operations and algebraic thinking in elementary with Smartick. Exercises, theory, tutorials, and teaching resources about operations and algebraic thinking in elementary aged children. Here you will find posts about operations and algebraic thinking to make learning mathematics easier and more fun.

Nov11

## Multiplication of Decimals Using Money Today we are going to better understand the multiplication of decimals by using a very common manipulative material: money. It is going to help us understand why multiplying by 10 moves the decimal position to the right. Equivalence of bills or coins with numbers First, we are going to establish the equivalence of each coin […]

Sep09

## Alternative Methods for Multiplication: Russian and Hindu Methods In today’s post, we are going to learn two methods to solve multiplication problems that are different from the ones we are used to using. First, we are going to travel to Russia where we will learn how to multiply using the Russian Method. Then, we will continue on to India to learn the Hindu […]

Sep02

## What is Factorial Decomposition? In today’s post we are going to answer the question, what is factorial decomposition? I hope that by the end of the post you’ll have it crystal clear. Definition of factorial decomposition We are going to start by remembering what a ”factor” is in mathematics. A factor is every number that is multiplied by another. […]

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 […] 