054 TMD How is Modular Arithmetic Related to Remainders in Division?

Tweet Learn more about performing modular arithmetic, how it’s related to finding remainders in division, and how it can help you predict the future. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-339-6279. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! Listen to the math podcast here . . . → Read More: 054 TMD How is Modular Arithmetic Related to Remainders in Division?

Trying to Stay Positive on the Negative Number Worksheets

Tweet It’s hard to stay positive when we’ve had so much trouble with negative numbers lately. I get that the whole “subtracting-a-negative-is-the-same-as-adding-a-positive” thing is like an infinite loop, snake eating it’s own tail, universe collapsing deal. But even if you just memorize it, seriously, honestly, do we need forty worksheets to pound it in? Really? Apparently. Negative Number [...] . . . → Read More: Trying to Stay Positive on the Negative Number Worksheets

Travel Time and Distance Word Problem Worksheets

Tweet It’s not too early to start thinking about summer vacation, is it? The worksheet work has kept this Dad busy, making me think longingly of some sort of vacation. Tropical. Swimsuit-friendly. Well, after a diet. Alright, two diets, maybe. Apart from the added calories, last week’s work on the Girl Scout Cookie Division Worksheets cleared the runway [...] . . . → Read More: Travel Time and Distance Word Problem Worksheets

Year 1 Counting back

Tweet One of the most important learning objectives for year 1 is counting objects and beginning to count on and back. This worksheet looks at counting back, using small numbers and should be used after a lot of practical counting back has already been done. Use objects on a tray, taking one off at a time [...] . . . → Read More: Year 1 Counting back

Year 3 maths worksheet: Halving

Tweet Here is a page for checking understanding of halving. The numbers to halve are all multiples of 10 so it is important that children are confident with halving numbers up to 20 before trying this. By Year 3 children should be knowing these halves off by heart. The questions with a whole ten answer are very [...] . . . → Read More: Year 3 maths worksheet: Halving