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Nov13

Mathematical Symbols to Represent Operations and Relations

Symbols are images that represent something. In general, symbols are determined by their context. In mathematics, symbols generally represent operations or relationships between numbers or values. In this week’s post we’re going to talk about mathematical symbols. There are a lot, so we’re just going to look at the most important. Addition + This is […]

Sep20

Introduction to Equations with an Example

In today’s post we’re going to look at the concept of equations. To start, we’re going to take a look at this situation: “One third of Cecilia’s flowerpots contain daisies, half of them are full of pansies, and the other twelve contain poppies. How many flowerpots does Cecilia have?” Think about it, and see if […]

May24

Learn the Properties of Monomials

In this post, we will look at what monomials are, what their components are and what properties they have. Let’s start by looking at what a monomial is: A monomial is a combination of numbers and letters related by only multiplication and the exponents of the letters can only be natural numbers. For example: -5ax […]