Homework Headache: Solving Fractions Using Bar Graphs

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Homework Headache: Solving Fractions Using Bar Graphs Hi Homework Unlocked,  My whole family (husband, daughter and even our cat and dog 😉 are having trouble solving this problem.  Could you give us a hand? Thanks! The Harrod Family Not to worry, Homework Unlocked is here to help. We’ll walk you through this problem step by step so you can explain it …

Box Method Division

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Most of us grew up learning the basic method for long division. (Forget what that means? Watch the “Dividing by a Single Digit video for a review“)! Today, our kids are learning many new methods of long division. Here we explain the box method for long division.  Let Homework Unlocked teach you these new methods so that you can help your kids …

Using Number Bonds

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Homework Headache: Using Number Bonds For this week’s homework headache, we chose an example that has recently made the rounds as a common source of common core math confusion.  The problem asks the student to use “Number Bonds” to add. Since it is easier to add a 1-digit number to 10 than two 1-digit numbers whose sum is greater than …

Shape Puzzle – Pop Quiz

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Pop Quiz 6: Shape Puzzle Congratulations to Charlie, this week’s Pop quiz winner. It’s looking like our users are a bit more comfortable solving math with pencil and paper. So great to see analog answers coming in electronically. Hooray Technology! Here’s the question: You are given a vase that can fit 120 shapes. You are also given $100 dollars to …

Grid Method for Division With a Remainder

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Most of us grew up learning the basic method for long division. (Forget what that means? Watch the “Dividing by a Single Digit video for a review“)! Today, our kids are learning many new methods of long division. Here we explain the grid method for division with a remainder.  Let Homework Unlocked teach you these new methods so that you can …

Grid Method for Division Without a Remainder

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Most of us grew up learning the basic method for long division. (Forget what that means? Watch the “Dividing by a Single Digit video for a review“)! Today, our kids are learning many new methods of long division. Here we introduce the grid method for division without a remainder.  Let Homework Unlocked teach you these new methods so that you can help …

Division by Multiples of 10 With a Remainder

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Most of us grew up learning the basic method for long division. (Forget what that means? Watch the “Dividing by a Single Digit video for a review“)! Today, our kids are learning many new methods of long division. Here we explain division by multiples of 10 with a remainder.  Let Homework Unlocked teach you these new methods so that you can …

Probability – Pop Quiz

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Pop Quiz 5: Probability Given two six-sided dice, what is the probability that you will roll snake eyes (i.e. double ones)? Congratulations, Harold, this pop quiz winner. Thanks to everyone who participated in this virtual game of probability and chance. Here is how Harold explains how to determine the probability of rolling snake eyes: This lesson is © Copyright – All rights reserved …

Division by Multiples of 10

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Most of us grew up learning the basic method for long division. (Forget what that means? Watch the “Dividing by a Single Digit video for a review“)! Today, our kids are learning many new methods of long division, like division by multiples of 10.  Let Homework Unlocked teach you these new methods so that you can help your kids with …

Dividing Decimals by Simplifying Fractions

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Familiar with the tricks for dividing fractions and decimals? Homework Unlocked is here to help. Homework Unlocked offers homework help to parents so you can help your kids excel in math. Here, Homework Unlocked explains dividing decimals by simplifying fractions. If you only have time to listen to the lesson, feel free to click on our audio file below.