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Combined Operations Problems Have you tried to do our combined operations problems? When we do a problem, there are times when there is no need to do any operation, and other times when you have to do one or many. Today we are going to see these problems where various operations are necessary in order to arrive at a […]

Jul13

Direct Proportions: What Are They? What Are They Used For? Today we are going to learn what direct proportions are and what they are used for. Before we go on, we need to know what a magnitude is. A magnitude is an amount that can be measured or counted. For example, the weight of a person, the number of construction workers working, the number of bananas, the […]

Jul11

Geometric Figures and Straight Lines Straight lines are key to recognizing shapes that we often see in the real world: Geometric figures. In today’s post we will classify geometric figures formed from straight lines and think about where we can find them. We’ll start with the simplest: Two Straight LinesCan you make a figure with two straight lines? Well, of […]

Jul08

Today, we’re going to walk through some examples of adding fractions. Before you read this post, you might want to check out a previous post where we explain how to add fractions step by step. Let’s begin with the simplest of examples: Adding Fractions with the Same Denominator For example: The only thing we need […] 