6AS/MD–2: Use arithmetic properties, inverse relationships, and place-value understanding to derive calculations and solve problems. This approach develops the ability to think logically and apply known mathematical principles to find solutions for unknown variables.

Encourages a strategic approach to problem solving, vital for advanced mathematical reasoning and algebra.

Encourages a strategic approach to problem solving, vital for advanced mathematical reasoning and algebra.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Explains the compensation property of addition and subtraction. For example, subtracting 9 might be more easily seen as subtracting 10 and adding 1. Video explainer and practice exercise.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Brilliant video showing how to use the compensation method for sums, multiplications and divisions to simplify difficult looking problems.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

A series of multiplication practice word problems and answers to get students thinking logically! 5.3A is the easiest, 5.3C the hardest.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Explains the compensation property for addition and multiplication, with 5 practice problems at the bottom.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Practice online quiz questions on the compensation property of addition.

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Hugo Cheyneabout 2 months ago

Basic practice problems for multiplication using the compensation method. The problems aren't as varied as you could hope, but they do help to reinforce learning.