# multiplication

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 [...]

4 09, 2017

## Roman numeral answers – Roman math

By |2017-09-04T21:37:29-07:00September 4th, 2017|Math, Romans|Comments Off on Roman numeral answers – Roman math

Roman tax collector calculating someone's taxes on an abacus (Metz, ca. 225 AD) Did you figure it out? Poor Claudia died when she was 25 years old, seven months, and [...]

29 07, 2017

## Multiplication and multiplication games

By |2017-07-29T17:30:04-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on Multiplication and multiplication games

Walk along a chalk line Multiplying numbers is like jumping along the number line, with all your jumps the same size. It's the same thing as addition, except that you repeat [...]

29 07, 2017

## Simple operations – fun with math

By |2017-07-29T17:19:22-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on Simple operations – fun with math

Walk along a chalk line The four basic things you do with numbers are addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Each of these is basically a way of describing how fast you are moving along [...]

29 07, 2017

## Division – math operation

By |2017-07-29T17:11:41-07:00July 29th, 2017|Math|Comments Off on Division – math operation

How many of these things can I fit into these boxes? Division is a way of answering the question: how many of these things can I fit into that box? [...]

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