Example: Step 1: Let’s enter 12361236 in the calculator Step 2: 12361236 is divisible by 137 Step 3: Now divide the result by the four-digit number 90228 / 1236 The result is 73! The trick: Entering a four-digit number twice means multiplying the four-digit number by 10001. Example: 1236 x 10001 = 1236 x (10000 + 1) = 1236 x […]
Find someone’s age in less than a minute! You don’t have know anything, just have to remember the below steps. Try this trick on your friends and family, and impress them instantly. Not only you’ll be showered with praises, but you’ll also boost your mental math. Let’s suppose your aunt is 25 years old. Ask her to multiply the first […]
When your child needs a tutor, you want to find an experienced tutor with subject expertise. You also want someone with whom your child will be comfortable and compatible. Here are some tips for interviewing potential tutors for your child. What subject areas are your specialties? Teachers and tutors, like all people, have strengths and relative weaknesses. While a teacher […]
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An estimated 1.5 to 2 million children are now receiving their education at home in the United States. Decades ago, parents went to jail for teaching their own children. Thanks to more enlightened laws today, many families are able to choose among several educational options for their children without risking jail time. Public, charter, and private schools now compete […]
Here’s a trick you probably didn’t know about. All you need is a calendar, and an audience. Show off your magic and mental math skills, and surprise your friends. This is great for budding mathematical geniuses to showcase their abilities! What to do: Tell your friend to pick a group of nine numbers but make sure those numbers are in […]
Summer is the perfect time for unstructured learning. Without homework and testing, kids get a chance to follow their passion or explore different activities (possibly finding their passion along the way.) Here are twelve ideas to get the learning started. Visit the NASA website. The NASA Kids’ Club is filled with coloring sheets, games, and ideas for space-related fun. Don’t […]
Learning is a never-ending process of failure and growth. A student will never learn if they are never challenged. Track your student’s progress with iPracticeMath progress reports. These reports list all their test and worksheet scores, and identifies what areas of math they are strongest and weakest in. All of this data is compiled so that the student can recognize […]