# Smartick - Math, one click away

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 […]

Jun22

## Rekenrek Vs. Soroban I: Hand Analogy

Rekenrek Vs. Soroban At Smartick, we use the abacus as a visual model to learn how to calculate. Some other well-known methods, like Aloha or UCMAS, use the traditional Japanese abacus, the Soroban, as a means to reach the same goal. We’ve opted for a different kind of abacus: the Rekenrek. The Rekenrek is an abacus […]

Jun17

## Practice with Examples of Equivalent Fractions

In this post we are going to look at some sequenced examples of exercises with equivalent fractions. Remember that what we mean by equivalent fractions are those fractions that although they are different, represent the same quantity.   If you need to dig deeper into the concept, in this previous blog entry, examples of equivalent fractions. The […]

Jun16

## How to Solve Double Digit Division

In today’s post we are going to explain how to solve double digit division. Before beginning to learn how to solve double digit division, it is important that you become familiar with these terms, because we will use them later. Dividend: the number that is being divided. Divisor: the number by which the dividend is […]