By Sarah J. Barnes on July 09 2018 11:26:54
Algebra is only going to become more advanced as the years of school pass and if one has not gained full knowledge of it at its most basic level, it will be impossible to venture on. You have to algebra one step at a time. If you do these steps over and over, your brain will start to adjust and you will like it.
Be careful when discussing tenths, hundredths, and thousandths with your children. Pronounce these terms with special emphasis on the “-ths” to help avoid their confusion with tens, hundreds, and thousands.
Children will be learning at school how to round up decimals to the nearest whole number. A fun way to practise this at home is to use regular dominos and establish that each piece is a decimal number (so a domino one with 3 dots and 4 dots is 3.4). Encourage them to play with the dominos, but with the rule that they can only, for example, join 2 dominos that are within 1.5 of each other. This will really get them thinking about what each decimal point represents. A number line can also be useful when rounding decimals.
Also, check out and download the series of fraction worksheets for free.To get better practice in fractions, try math games like Froggy fraction that help in fun practice.