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16 09, 2017

West Asian mathematics – history of math

By |2020-11-08T16:47:23-08:00September 16th, 2017|West Asia|Comments Off on West Asian mathematics – history of math

History of math: Sumerian multiplication table (2700 BC) Cuneiform multiplication table Once people in West Asia figured out how to write down numbers, about 3500 BC, they quickly began to want to use cuneiform to [...]

29 07, 2017

What are factors? Factors and prime numbers

By |2019-06-04T04:38:49-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on What are factors? Factors and prime numbers

What are factors? Factors of a number: Three is a factor of nine. What are factors of a number? A factor is a whole number that fits evenly into another whole number. [...]

29 07, 2017

Common denominator – fractions

By |2017-07-29T14:22:51-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on Common denominator – fractions

A fraction of a pie If you want to add two fractions together, both fractions must have the same denominator. That's okay if you want to add 1/9 and 4/9 = 5/9. But what if [...]

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