Kids struggle with positive and negative numbers … that’s a given. But I’ve recently hit on a reliable way to eliminate the confusion … temperature. Using a temperature scale as a model for solving integer problems has several advantages: 1) It’s a system students already know from everyday life. 2) The relationships among positive temperatures, […]

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# Find the LCM – FAST!

Here’s a short video on how to find the LCM. It uses a trick that I have not seen anywhere else, and the approach is quite fast. The information in this video dovetails with the info in this post. I hope that you find this video helpful.

# New eBook Helps Adults With Math

Singing Turtle has just launched a new eBook for adults, Math Basics Made Easy, that helps with a basic problem. Though we live in a world where numbers, percentages and statistics are tossed at us daily — a world that expects us to make sense of these figures — 87% of American adults are deemed […]