By Jill J. Williams on June 24 2018 02:56:49
In the simplest cases, the two fractions will already have a common denominator. In this case, add the numerators and then reduce the resulting fraction.
Subtracting fractions is similar to adding fractions. Most of the work involves the denominator. If the denominators of the two fractions are already the same, much of the work is done. Simply subtract the two numerators to get the answer fraction using the same denominator, and then reduce and make a proper fraction.
That still leaves the problem of memorizing a string of numbers, and here’s where the magic is. Teach children to skip count to the tune of a simple song. Have you ever wondered why children can learn the lyrics to songs so easily? It is because music can be used as a Mnemonic device, that is a strategy to assist with memorization. If you can associate the numbers with the sounds in a song, the children will not only learn them faster, but retain them much longer than they would memorizing them exclusively through repetition.
Addition worksheets help your young mathematician learn to add things up! A great tool for teachers and parents who want their kids to get a little extra help with their addition skills. With addition worksheets covering single-digit addition, double-digit addition, triple-digit addition and more, there is support here for kids of all skill levels. Just select, click, and print, and let the math practice begin! Have fun and learn to sum with these addition worksheets.