V for volume (A to Z blogging challenge)

Along the lines of my last post–units of measurements, this goes along with it: volume.  Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space and, just like lines or distances, it has units of measurement too.  Cubic mL, teaspoons, pints, and others might...

S for symbols (A-Z challenge)

Have you ever realized how many math symbols our kids need to learn?+   –   =  x  ÷   #  $  ¢  % .  and even the written numbers are symbols… 0  1  2  3   4  5   6   7...

R for regrouping (A to Z challenge)

Regrouping!  Sometimes it goes by other names but this is a term often used in subtraction.  Borrowing is also a common name for it.  Both are appropriate.The word regrouping would mean putting the numbers in different groups.  In the problem below...

Q is for quotient (A to Z Challenge)

Do your students know what the term ‘quotient’ is?Quotient is the answer for a division problem!  Just like ‘sum’ is the answer for an addition problem, ‘difference’ is the answer for a subtraction problem, and...

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