Educational Math Blogs

Order of Operations PEMDAS

The Order of Operations: PEMDAS Rule

In Japan, the math problem went viral after a study found that only 60% of individuals in their 20’s were able to get the correct answer, lower than the 90% success rate in the 1980s. This study reflects the reality around the world that more and more students have given less importance to mastering the […]

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Equivalent Fractions

Equivalent fractions are fractions that represent the same size even if the numbers look different. Let’s take a look at the pizzas below. The two fractions have different numerators and denominators, but they represent the same size of pizza slices. when simplified, is actually . It is important to remember that these two fractions still […]

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Multiplication and Division of Fractions

Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

The truth is multiplying and dividing fractions are easier than adding and subtracting fractions. It does not require a lot of steps because it only involves multiplying and simplifying.  When multiplying fractions, you take the numerators and multiply them. You also do the same with the denominators. If needed, the final product is then simplified […]

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