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When dividing by a fraction the answer gets bigger?

July13

That’s right. Here is a typical problem that asks you to divide a number by a fraction: Think of it this way – how many halves are there in 30? Answer: Well, there will be 60 halves in 30. So the answer will be 60 + 10 = 70. Note that we do the division […]

A common mistake in Algebra

August23

The following graphic from Wikihow shows a common mistake made by Jnr Math students: For more steps on understanding basic Algebra, click here.

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A Difficult Division Question

October7

I loved this question, posed by Sir Ken Robinson at one of his TED Talks; Is a 3 year old half a 6 year old?  

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