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# Tag: math

## Helpful Math Tools for Back to School

**As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases made through affiliate links.** School will soon be back in session. And some students are already dreading math class. Here is a list of helpful math tools for back to school. These tools will aid in making math a little more tolerable this school year. Helpful Continue reading

## Math Tip of the Day: Dividing Fractions Easily

When students are taught how to multiply fractions, they are usually taught the traditional method. Take the second fraction and use its reciprocal (flip the fraction), and then multiply. There is a way of dividing fractions easily using cross multiplication. The math tip of the day will show you how. For example, dividing 3/5 by 1/4. Continue reading

## Math Humor: Silly Math Joke

Working on math can be strenuous and aggravating at times. So why not lighten up with a little math humor. This joke is a little silly, but I also found it to be funny. Enjoy! What did the zero say to the eight? “Nice belt.” –Compliments of Cortana on my Windows Phone

## Math Tip of the Day: Multiply and Divide with Zeros

Sometimes you have to multiply or divide numbers that have many zeros for digits. Yes, you can do the traditional thing of multiplying against and dividing into every zero. That can be time-consuming depending on the number of digits. Or you can use a simple trick to make it a little easier. When multiplying, Continue reading

## Math Tip of the Day: Integers and Exponents

Understanding integers is one of the hardest things for some students to accomplish. Positives and negatives. Who wants to deal with that? Master integers with these tips. Applying exponents are a way of doing extended multiplication. Which isn’t really that bad. But when integers and exponents are combined, things can get tricky. But don’t stress, Continue reading

## Patriotic Graphing Activity {FREE Printable}

Independence Day is fast approaching. I decided to create another graphing activity for the holiday. You and your kids will have much fun doing this activity while you’re waiting for the barbecue to cook. Enjoy! Click here to access your free printable. Check out these other free math printables: here and here